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Re: Managing Obsolete Information

From: Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Sep 2012 13:21:51 -0700
Cc: "ietf-http-wg@w3.org Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <70596A39-80F3-418D-B06B-702A119B16E2@gbiv.com>
To: Karl Dubost <karld@opera.com>
On Sep 5, 2012, at 12:58 PM, Karl Dubost wrote:

> Le 5 sept. 2012 à 15:47, Roy T. Fielding a écrit :
>> We defined the link relation "obsoleted-by" ages ago to serve exactly
>> that purpose.  It can be provided in a Link header field in HTTP and/or a
>> <link> element in HTML.
> Sweet!
> ok not in the RFC5988
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc5988#section-6.2.2
> Do you have a pointer? Or a hint on where it could be defined.

One of the old W3C mailing list archives for HTML or Links.  See


I am pretty sure there was an update somewhere that changed it
to "obsoleted-by" instead of "obsoletes", but it was a long time ago.

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