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Re: ACTION-687: Please help me remember what this one is about

From: Noah Mendelsohn <nrm@arcanedomain.com>
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2012 13:46:56 -0400
Message-ID: <4F983890.3020707@arcanedomain.com>
To: Ian Jacobs <ij@W3.org>
CC: Thomas Roessler <tlr@w3.org>, Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, "www-tag@w3.org" <www-tag@w3.org>


On 4/25/2012 12:58 PM, Ian Jacobs wrote:
> Earlier in that doc it also says:
>
>   "If a reference is a W3C Recommendation track technical report that has not reached Recommendation, state in the References section that it is "work in progress."
>
>
> There is no_rule_  against normative references to unstable materials. This is a matter of good practices and the transition reporting requirement.

OK, thank you. I also note that the rules you quote are mainly about 
references to other Rec-track documents, and not directly about references 
to, e.g., IETF drafts or RFCs.

Noah
Received on Wednesday, 25 April 2012 17:47:23 UTC

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