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XML 1.1 backwards compatibility

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Sat, 12 Feb 2005 08:36:10 -0500
To: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-id: <87psz5294l.fsf@nwalsh.com>
The only backwards incompatibility in XML 1.1 is the fact that we
don't allow the C1 control characters, right? And we only removed
them because for a brief period we allowed the C0 control characters,
right? But then we removed the C0 control characters, right?

So what happens if we erratum/second edition the 1.1 spec so that
it allows the C1 control characters?

Then 1.1 w/erratum or second edition is not backwards compatible with
itself but is backwards compatible with XML 1.0, right?

Worth thinking about? I dunno. Maybe I'm forgetting something else.

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Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM / XML Standards Architect / Sun Microsystems, Inc.
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