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Re: XML 1.1 backwards compatibility

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Fri, 18 Feb 2005 15:13:52 -0500
To: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-id: <87ekfdr5hb.fsf@nwalsh.com>
/ Arnaud Le Hors <lehors@us.ibm.com> was heard to say:
| More importantly the question we need to ask ourselves is what the actual
| gain would be. As I understand the biggest hurdle in the way of XML 1.1
| adoption has to do with the new characters in things like element names
| which impacts other specifications such as XML Schemas. Fixing 1.1 to make
| it backwards compatible with 1.0 would not change this so I don't think it
| would really do anybody much good.

Yeah, I suppose. But it's the backwards incompatibility that I really
regret.

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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