Re: [Fwd: Authorisation]

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On Tue, 11 Nov 2003 11:41:25 +1100
Malcolm Tredinnick <malcolm commsecure com au> wrote:

> On Tue, 2003-11-11 at 04:43, Pat Costello wrote:
> > Hi Calum, 
> > 
> > In the past, when people have asked to reference the GDSG, I have
> > requested them to give the title and URL of the GDSG, and name the
> > GDP as the publisher. The only place of publication that makes any
> > sense is the URL, cyberspace in other words.
> Something that pops up in other discussions about references to
> Internet documents is the importance of quoting the date of reference.
> Since online versions change over time without necessarily going
> through"1st ed.", "2nd ed.", etc, fixing the version in time is a good
> idea.

when I last had to turn in a paper that made heavy use of online
documentation and other papers online (both as pdf/ps and html) , the
requirement was to attach -all- such "moving" targets to the paper as
source-reference wasn't viable or trustable.   Its a very cumbersome
way, but it guarantees avaiability even five years later.



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