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Re: Note in HTML4 spec about html5?

From: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Date: Wed, 14 Mar 2012 12:49:43 +0100
Message-ID: <4F6085D7.7020102@kosek.cz>
To: Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis <bhawkeslewis@googlemail.com>
CC: "Carr, Wayne" <wayne.carr@intel.com>, Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>, Jace Voracek <jacevoracek@me.com>, David Carlisle <davidc@nag.co.uk>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>
On 14.3.2012 12:31, Benjamin Hawkes-Lewis wrote:
>> Will we update this info when HTML6 is out or completely
>> another format will prevail on the Web?
> Why not?
> Personally, I'd prefer W3C rescind outdated recommendations, but
> linking to more up-to-date specifications is a good substitute.

First, it will be maintenance nightmare. Second who is going to decide
which specification and which version should contain link to newer one?
Should HTML4 spec contain link to HTML5 which is far from being finished?

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