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Re: Question about EXI Draft - EXI Format Version

From: TAMIYA Keisuke <tamiya.keisuke@canon.co.jp>
Date: Fri, 27 Feb 2009 10:24:11 +0900
To: Jaakko Kangasharju <jkangash@cc.hut.fi>
Cc: public-exi-comments@w3.org, youenn.fablet@crf.canon.fr, fujisawa.jun@canon.co.jp
Message-Id: <20090227095227.5EA9.TAMIYA.KEISUKE@canon.co.jp>

Hello Jaako,

Thank you for your reply.
I think it is useful for users to be described this behavior in the
specification clearly, even if it is implementation-dependent.
I hope this behavior is described in the recommendation too.

Regards,
Keisuke Tamiya

On Mon, 16 Feb 2009 15:51:39 +0200
Jaakko Kangasharju <jkangash@cc.hut.fi> wrote:
> Text relating to this case when considering potential future final EXI
> versions was indeed missing from the format specification. Currently,
> the specification requires an EXI processor to process any final
> version that it understands. For preview versions, the specification
> already says that the behavior is implementation-dependent.
> 
> As the working group cannot know what potential final EXI versions
> will look like in the future, we have decided not to constrain the
> processors in any manner in this case. We will therefore add text to
> the specification stating that the behavior on seeing a version number
> unknown to the processor (either preview or final) depends on the
> implementation, and possible behaviors include rejecting the stream.
Received on Friday, 27 February 2009 01:24:55 UTC

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