From: Ryosuke Niwa []

> For our internal documentation purposes, I'd refer having a perm link to a
> document that never changes.
> Let's say we implement some feature based on Web IDL published as of
> today.  I'm going to refer that in my source code commit message.  Future
> readers of my code has no idea what I was implementing when they look at
> my commit message in five years if it refers to the living standard that
> changes over time.

I agree this is an important use case. Fortunately it is covered by commit 
snapshot URLs. E.g.

This is better than expecting that the one time a snapshot happens ("v1"), it 
also aligns with what you're implementing at the time.

(BTW: for streams I have made this concept first-class; at you can click the "Snapshot as of this commit" 
link to get

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