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

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Mon, 1 Jun 2009 19:34:48 +0000 (UTC)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0906011933510.11443@hixie.dreamhostps.com>
On Mon, 1 Jun 2009, Julian Reschke wrote:
> 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).

That's what I thought.

> 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...).

Unfortunately we can't update dated drafts on the /TR/ page, and I don't 
want links to break. So I'll just wait til the draft is past the I-D 
stage, which shouldn't take too long.

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