AW: marking old TRs as obsolete - RE: "Living Standards"

Hi Wayne,

Thanks for splitting off threads that might feasibly be put into issues :-)


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> Von: Carr, Wayne []
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, 9. Februar 2012 20:33
> An:
> Betreff: marking old TRs as obsolete - RE: "Living Standards"
> >Instead of an ugly ignorable warning, you prepend "Obsolete" to the
> spec's title,
> >you make the background light grey, you change the top left W3C strip
> to grey,
> >you bold the "Latest Version" link. The most practical would be to
> detect that in
> >JS.
> Altering old publications that are obsolete to say obsolete is a good
> idea.  IETF does that, don't they?
> So only the latest version in TR would not say obsolete.  If a draft
> was abandoned before getting to REC, it could also be marked obsolete
> with a note that no further work was being done on that particular
> draft.
> Along with this, if it is easy enough to publish a heartbeat draft,
> those could be done more frequently so not be so far out of touch with
> the editors draft.  With anything without WG consensus marked as
> provisional.
> It doesn't seem like any of this would require process doc changes (it
> doesn't conflict with the process).  Seems, the w3c staff could just
> agree to start doing it.

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