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Re: How to Version XML Applications

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Fri, 13 Sep 2002 14:15:02 -0400
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <87bs71oixl.fsf@nwalsh.com>

/ Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com> was heard to say:
| When you have a new namespace, I think you have a new language.
|
| Hmm, what would the TAG think of something in webarch saying:
| "Versioning presents a complex set of issues where technical
| requirements vary significantly from application to application.
| Designers of languages SHOULD invest real effort in determining their
| versioning requirements and how to address them.  For XML-based
| languages, designers in general SHOULD NOT embed versioning
| information in namespace names."  -Tim

Sounds like good practice to me :-)

                                        Be seeing you,
                                          norm

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