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Re: Content sniffing, feed readers, etc. (was HTML interpreter vs. HTML user agent)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2009 12:18:43 +0200
Message-ID: <4A23AB03.1060403@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Ian Hickson wrote:
> ...
> I guess I could point to the I-D, but that seems like something that is 
> normally frowned upon. If that is the preferred method of operating, 
> though, I guess I can do that. Are I-D URLs permanent? I was under the 
> impression that I-Ds expired.
> ...

The URLs are permanent in that they do not change; but expired I-Ds go 
away (you get a 404).

You can refer to an I-D as "Work in Progress", but will have to prepare 
the reference when the I-D is revised (which is a good thing, btw...).

 > ...

BR, Julian
Received on Monday, 1 June 2009 10:19:30 UTC

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