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ORA-SE-306-C: Confusing definition of the "version" parameter

From: Stephen Buxton <Stephen.Buxton@oracle.com>
Date: 17 Feb 04 11:44:06
Message-Id: <200402171944.i1HJi6218442@rgmgw6.us.oracle.com>
To: public-qt-comments@w3.org
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SECTION 3: Serialization parameters

The parameter "version" is said to be "the version of the output
method".  Viewing an output method as a deliverable product,
or component of a deliverable product,
the version of the output method is not subject to
change from invocation to invocation, and hence is not a 
parameter in the usual meaning of the term, being rather a 
descriptive identifier about the output method, just the same as
the name of the vendor selling the output method is not a 
parameter, it is a descriptive identifier.  Perhaps what is meant
is the version of XML to be generated.  This is corroborated by
section 4.1 "XML output method: the version parameter".

- Steve B.
Received on Tuesday, 17 February 2004 14:44:10 UTC

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