Re: BCP97bis

"Joel M. Halpern" <jmh@joelhalpern.com> Sat, 16 October 2021 23:11 UTC

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Just make a copy might work if we have the legal right to do so. 
(There are other complications, but they pale beside this one.  In the 
case of IEEE specs that Michael Richardson has been talking about, we do 
NOT have a right to make a copy and give it away.)

Yours,
Joel

On 10/16/2021 6:24 PM, Larry Masinter wrote:
> If there were a system that made copies of anything linked in a 
> document, how many other kinds of stability would you need?
> 
> I thought doing so could be the default.
> 
> To make a stable reference in an unstable world, add a date.
> 
> draft-masinter-dated-uri-10 - The 'tdb' and 'duri' URI schemes, based on 
> dated URIs (ietf.org) 
> <https://datatracker.ietf.org/doc/draft-masinter-dated-uri/>
> 
> --
> 
> https://LarryMasinter.net <https://LarryMasinter.net> 
> https://interlisp.org <https://interlisp.org>
> 
> *From:* ietf <ietf-bounces@ietf.org> *On Behalf Of *Salz, Rich
> *Sent:* Saturday, October 16, 2021 1:26 PM
> *To:* Russ Housley <housley@vigilsec.com>om>; Murray S. Kucherawy 
> <superuser@gmail.com>
> *Cc:* IETF <ietf@ietf.org>
> *Subject:* Re: BCP97bis
> 
>   * I think that the text should be included ONLY when the downref is
>     less stable than the document making the reference.
> 
> I agree.  That requires some judgement, perhaps, but that’s okay.
>