[rfc-i] URL checking

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Mon Oct 17 14:56:25 PDT 2005


Joe Touch wrote:
> 
> Paul Hoffman wrote:
> 
>>Greetings again. During the editing process, does the RFC Editor 
>>check whether the URLs in references work? I just found a bad URL in 
>>a document that is in the queue. (I told the authors, of course, and 
>>they'll fix it in AUTH48.)
> 
> 
> If so, why would it matter? It's just as likely to break by the time it
> goes from the queue to final (i.e., URLs aren't persistent anyway - why
> bother checking at all?)

Cool URIs do not change (<http://www.w3.org/Provider/Style/URI>).

Best regards, Julian


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