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Re: proposal: have W3C HTML5 reference dated WHATWG URL standard rather than W3C copy

From: Steve Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:46:59 +0200
Message-Id: <9D6A02A9-7AAB-4606-A03D-559F760EC109@gmail.com>
Cc: Tantek Çelik <tantek@cs.stanford.edu>, "public-html@w3.org" <public-html@w3.org>, David Baron <dbaron@mozilla.com>
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Ho hum, missed that assumed tantek's proposal was pointing to a good faith snapshot.

Regards
Stevef

> On 25 Sep 2014, at 17:25, Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz> wrote:
> 
>> On 25.9.2014 7:31, Tantek Çelik wrote:
>> I propose that W3C HTML5 be updated to normatively reference[1] the
>> dated WHATWG URL standard[2] instead of the W3C WebApps WG copy[3].
>> 
>> [1] http://www.w3.org/TR/2014/PR-html5-20140916/references.html#refsURL
>> [2] https://whatwg.org/specs/url/2014-07-30/
> 
> Well, I'm not on either side of this dispute, but putting the following
> into document:
> 
> <h1><span>July 2014 Snapshot of the URL Standard</span> <span>for the
> Purposes of Patent Lawyers and Government Officials</span></h1>
> 
> and then disabling display of some content by:
> 
> h1 span + span {
> display: none;
> }
> 
> really doesn't help to anything. (Or may be it's good argument to keep
> reference to W3C snapshot of the URL spec.) Folks, this is not high
> school corridor, let's try to be reasonable.
> 
>                Jirka
> 
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