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Re: [SpecGL Draft] B3 list of normative and non-normative references

From: Lofton Henderson <lofton@rockynet.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2004 06:59:37 -0500
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To: Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux <dom@w3.org>, Lynne Rosenthal <lynne.rosenthal@nist.gov>
Cc: www-qa-wg@w3.org

At 10:29 AM 8/20/2004 +0200, Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux wrote:
>Le jeu 19/08/2004 ŗ 21:50, Lynne Rosenthal a ťcrit :
> > Looking at this, I propose that we delete it.  It states the obvious.  It
> > presents something that everyone already does.
> >
> > FYI -Currently it says:
> > Make a list of normative and non-normative references
> > GP: start now and keep adding to it as you go.
>I think BjŲrn raised an important question about normative references
>that would be worth adding to SpecGL:

Actually, as I recall, that thread raised a number of meaty topics.  IMO 
there is definitely some significant material here, if we want to deal with it.


>when making a normative reference,
>you need to see how future versions of the said specification may affect
>your own document, and also possibly address the way you "use" the
>conformance model of the referred specification; see also our discussion
>during July 26 teleconf:
>I agree that the current GP is not much useful, though.
>Dominique HazaŽl-Massieux - http://www.w3.org/People/Dom/
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