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Re: reference in HTML5 differences document.

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 2 Mar 2012 05:30:05 +0000 (UTC)
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
cc: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>, www-archive@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.1203020528200.10359@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Thu, 1 Mar 2012, Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> - Most W3C documents that cite HTML5 either cite only the W3C draft, or 
> cite HTML5 in addition to WHATWG HTML as a single reference.

Note that at least in the case of the specs I edit, that's done by W3C 
staff over my objections. It is not the case for the editors' drafts, 
which are more authoritative than the obsolete TR/ snapshots.

As such, I wouldn't take that as a relevant precedent.

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