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Shouldn't www.w3.org/TR/html5/ point to the "Latest version of HTML5"? #1089
Currently, the URL https://www.w3.org/TR/html5/ points to the HTML5.0 Rec from 2014. Since the URL follows the same pattern as https://www.w3.org/TR/html4/, which points to the "Latest version of HTML 4", people can conclude that it's the "Latest version of HTML5". There is no signs in the HTML5.0 spec itself (except the "Latest Version of HTML" link in the header) that it's in fact the outdated snapshot, so many people still believe it's the actual HTML standard and continue to link to it.
Shouldn't this URL actually display the content of the "Latest version of HTML5" (currently it's HTML5.1 2nd Edition, soon it would be HTML5.2), and shouldn't the 2014 snapshot have the dedicated URL like https://www.w3.org/TR/html50/ instead, following the URL pattern of other HTML5 snapshots (5.1, 5.2, etc.)?
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Shouldn't www.w3.org/TR/html5/ point to the "latest version of HTML5"?
Shouldn't www.w3.org/TR/html5/ point to the "Latest version of HTML5"?
Nov 28, 2017
FWIW, I'd prefer option 2. JF…
On Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 4:09 PM, Philippe Le Hegaret < ***@***.***> wrote: 2 possibilities: 1. /TR/html5/ is the URL of HTML 5.0, so we keep things as-is. 2. /TR/html5/ was an unfortunately pick. So, we could rename the current /TR/html5 to be /TR/html50 and then have /TR/html5/ to be an alias of /TR/html/ ? Preferences? cc @deniak <https://github.com/deniak> — You are receiving this because you are subscribed to this thread. Reply to this email directly, view it on GitHub <#1089 (comment)>, or mute the thread <https://github.com/notifications/unsubscribe-auth/ABK-c_tEBjMF9H2gPhE-dqHvQlR7lvVzks5s9bECgaJpZM4Qtmgs> .
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