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Re: How to Version XML Applications

From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 15:07:54 -0700
Message-ID: <3D7FBEBA.8030106@textuality.com>
To: Dare Obasanjo <dareo@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Anthony B. Coates" <abcoates@TheOffice.net>, www-tag <www-tag@w3.org>

Dare Obasanjo wrote:
> Does this mean that the namespace of a given XML vocabulary should never
> change? 

I suggested SHOULD NOT, not MUST NOT.  Changing the namespace of a 
vocabulary is highly disruptive to applications and is best avoided to 
the extent possible.  Versioning is (usually) not a good reason to make 
such a change. -Tim
> 
Received on Wednesday, 11 September 2002 18:07:52 GMT

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