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RE: Editors, please prepare drafts for publication on Thursday, March 4

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 2 Mar 2010 22:46:55 +0000 (UTC)
To: Paul Cotton <Paul.Cotton@microsoft.com>
Cc: "msporny@digitalbazaar.com" <msporny@digitalbazaar.com>, "annevk@opera.com" <annevk@opera.com>, HTMLWG WG <public-html@w3.org>, Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>, "Michael(tm) Smith" <mike@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1003022245080.30667@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 2 Mar 2010, Paul Cotton wrote:
> >>>
> >>> 2.    The Canvas 2D Context reference to HTML5 points to the wrong document (dated Feb 25):
> >> [HTML5]
> >> HTML5<http://dev.w3.org/html5/spec/>, I. Hickson, D. Hyatt. W3C.
> >>
> >> 3.  HTML Microdata has the same problem that its reference to HTML5 
> >> points to the wrong document (dated Feb 25).
> >
> >I don't understand these errors. Can you elaborate?
> 
> The HTML5 reference should point to the Mar 4 publication document not a 
> previous version.

The reference is to the latest version. What do you mean by "previous 
version"?


> >> 4.  The Acknowledgements link in the Canvas 2D Context document points 
> >> at itself instead of to the HTML 5 spec: For a full list of 
> >> acknowledgements, please see the HTML5 specification. 
> >> [HTML5]<http://dev.w3.org/html5/2dcontext/#refsHTML5>
> >> 
> >> 5.  HTML Microdata has the same problem with the Acknowledgements 
> >> reference pointing to itself instead of to the HTML 5 spec.
> >
> >It seems to link to the references section's HTML5 reference. Am I misreading the spec?
> 
> Please look at the URI: http://dev.w3.org/html5/2dcontext/#refsHTML5.  It is linking to the "2dcontext" document (itself) NOT the HTML5 document!

Right, it's a reference. All the references point to the references 
section, which in turn points to the relevant document. This is standard 
practice in specs.

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