Re: Obsolescence notices on old specifications, again

On Tue, 24 Jan 2012, Glenn Adams wrote:
> The problem is that the proposal (as I understand it) is to insert 
> something like:
> "DOM2 (a REC) is obsolete. Use DOM4 (a work in progress)."
> This addition is tantamount (by the reading of some) to demoting the 
> status of DOM2 to "a work in progress".

It should be:

"DOM2 (a stale document) is obsolete. Use DOM4 (a work that is actively 

It doesn't "demote" DOM2 to "a work in progress", because "a work in 
progress" is a step _up_ from where DOM2 is now.

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Received on Tuesday, 24 January 2012 19:39:58 UTC