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RE: HTTP Extensions Framework status?

From: Patrik Fältström <paf@swip.net>
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 1999 19:50:08 +0100
To: Koen Holtman <Koen.Holtman@cern.ch>, "Josh Cohen (Exchange)" <joshco@Exchange.Microsoft.com>
cc: Harald Tveit Alvestrand <Harald@Alvestrand.no>, "Yaron Goland (Exchange)" <yarong@Exchange.Microsoft.com>, "Yaron Goland (Exchange)" <yarong@Exchange.Microsoft.com>, Scott Lawrence <lawrence@agranat.com>, moore@cs.utk.edu, discuss@apps.ietf.org, "Peter Ford (Exchange)" <peterf@Exchange.Microsoft.com>, Koen Holtman <Koen.Holtman@cern.ch>
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--On 99-12-08 15.50 +0100 Koen Holtman <Koen.Holtman@cern.ch> wrote:

>> Well, its no good if a standards track document cant reference it.
> You can't reference it, but can't you just do a copy&paste of the parts
> you need?

You have to differ between normative and non-normative references. It is
only normative references which can not be made in whatever way you want.

In most cases the difference between a normative and non-normative is just
a matter of wording. So, if you just is careful you can have your document
going to proposed with (non-normative) references to documents which are

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