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Re: [CSSWG] Missing obsoletion notices on /TR

From: Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr>
Date: Fri, 05 Oct 2012 18:41:05 +0200
Message-ID: <506F0DA1.1060408@kozea.fr>
To: www-style@w3.org
Le 05/10/2012 18:00, Tab Atkins Jr. a écrit :
> On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 7:47 AM, Simon Sapin <simon.sapin@kozea.fr> wrote:
>> Some editor’s drafts like css3-content [1] have a big red "Obsoletion
>> Notice" explaining that the module is not maintained and should not be used
>> for implementation.
>> However the working draft on /TR [2] has no such indication. Apart from the
>> date in 2003, it has nothing suggesting that it is any less current that
>> another WD like css3-transforms.
>> This information is also available in the notes of the current-work page
>> [3], but it really should be in the WDs themselves too (and preferably very
>> visible, like ind the EDs). Last year I started using css3-box myself for
>> implementing WeasyPrint before I was told on this list that I really
>> shouldn’t.
>> [1] http://dev.w3.org/csswg/css3-content/
>> [2] http://www.w3.org/TR/css3-content/
>> [3] http://www.w3.org/Style/CSS/current-work
> I tried to get new WDs published of all our obsolete drafts, but there
> was some pushback, and I didn't try very hard.  I'd be happy to pick
> up the effort again.

(Taking this here from www-style since it is administrative.)

What are the reasons *not* to do it? (Other than "it takes time and we
don’t care".) Can I help do it?

Simon Sapin
Received on Friday, 5 October 2012 16:41:33 UTC

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