by Sander van der Waal on 1 July 2005 , last updated
All OSS Watch documents undergo a life cycle to ensure quality and consistency. Each document is reviewed 6 months after publication for integrity. It is reviewed again every 6 months after that for for integrity and relevance. Any document found lacking in either area at any review is either updated or rewritten as required or archived.
Archived documents remain on the public website in order to ensure that no one’s links to such documents break. They are clearly marked as Archived and will no longer be indexed by internal or external search engines. Such documents will not be further checked for link integrity and relevance.