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Re: Primer 'latest version' link broken?

From: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Date: 13 Dec 2002 17:54:38 -0600
To: Brian McBride <bwm@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Cc: Pat Hayes <phayes@ai.uwf.edu>, Eric Miller <em@w3.org>, w3c-rdfcore-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <1039823679.6510.204.camel@dirk>

On Fri, 2002-12-13 at 15:34, Brian McBride wrote:
> Actually, I think you should use the dated version.

That's the advice given in the manual of style...

"If there is an institutionalized identifier (URI) for a document, cite
the most specific identifier. For example, link to
http://www.w3.org/TR/1999/REC-html401-19991224 rather than to
http://www.w3.org/TR/html4/. "

 -- http://www.w3.org/2001/06/manual/#References

You're encouraged to note the latest version too; see the example
citation of HTML4 for details.

Hmm... I dunno if I like the "This version of the HTML 4.01
Recommendation is ..." bit.

Salt to taste.

Dan Connolly, W3C http://www.w3.org/People/Connolly/
Received on Friday, 13 December 2002 18:55:51 UTC

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