Re: Change Proposal for ISSUE-101 (us-ascii-ref)

On Mar 3, 2010, at 2:55 PM, Julian Reschke wrote:

> On 03.03.2010 23:31, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>> Team,
>> Please advise.
>> On Mar 3, 2010, at 12:35 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>>> I assume that W3C has a policy of that all W3C recommendations has  
>>> to
>>> be freely available. Thus I don't think having normative  
>>> dependencies
>>> on non-free specifications could be allowed.
>> Would it be against W3C policy to have a normative dependency on a
>> specification that is not freely available?
>> ...
> How is that material different from citing ISO-8601 (which HTML5  
> does)? Or citing other specs that have normative reference to specs  
> that aren't "freely" available, such as IETF STD 68?

I don't know. Jonas said he thought there was a W3C policy. I would  
like it to be clear to everyone whether there is or not, as that seems  
relevant information to the decision. I do not personally know whether  
there is such a policy.


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