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[Bug 4630] Clarify relation of SML and XML 1.0 vs 1.1

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Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2007 01:12:55 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=4630

           Summary: Clarify relation of SML and XML 1.0 vs 1.1
           Product: SML
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: Macintosh
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: Core+Interchange Format
        AssignedTo: cmsmcq@w3.org
        ReportedBy: cmsmcq@w3.org
         QAContact: public-sml@w3.org


The current draft of SML specifies that it uses and constrains XML 1.0
documents, implicitly excluding XML 1.1 documents.

This should be revisited in the light of (a) the completion of XML 1.1
and (b) the support for XML 1.1 in other specifications (such as
XSD 1.1).

Personally, I think the correct thing to do is to make SML version-agnostic
vis-a-vis XML (and vis-a-vis most other specifications), in a way similar
to that common in ISO specs.  Another resolution of this issue would be
to stay with XML 1.0, or to move to XML 1.1, or to allow either, or ...
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