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Re: extens. and versioning comment

From: Ian B. Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 02 Dec 2003 11:38:41 -0500
To: Dean Hiller <dhiller@avaya.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <1070383120.16932.66.camel@seabright>
On Tue, 2003-12-02 at 11:27, Dean Hiller wrote:
> Hi all,
>     I had a comment on the new section on extensibility and versioning. 
>  Particularly on these two statements....
> 1. "Must ignore": The agent ignores any content it does not recognize.
> 2. "Must understand": The agent treats markup from an unrecognized 
> namespace as an error condition.
> I am wondering if we can add one here....(this goes back to my use case 
> which I currently know 2 projects using xsd's that way)
> 3. "Must understand items from same namespace but can ignore extensions 
> in other namespaces"

Hi Dean,

We discussed this sort of mixing at yesterday's teleconf [1]. I think
we decided to keep the document shorter by not adding more examples.
The extensibility finding may be a better home for this level of

 _ Ian

[1] http://www.w3.org/2003/12/01-tag-summary.html

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