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Re: Media types and versioning

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 23:41:53 -0400
Message-ID: <e9dffd640705222041o3d9378a4sf382834a0434cbd5@mail.gmail.com>
To: "noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com" <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>
Cc: "Marc de Graauw" <marc@marcdegraauw.com>, "Marc de Graauw" <mdegraau@xs4all.nl>, www-tag@w3.org

On 5/22/07, noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> Mark Baker writes:
>
> > I'm ok with the second part of that, but if a new version is
> > compatible, then a new media type shouldn't be required.
>
> Which begs the question, what do you mean by compatible?

Dave used the word first, I was just responding.  But I assumed he
meant that instances of the new version of the language could be at
least partially understood by old software.

I won't try to map that to the language of the versioning document,
because I haven't yet reviewed it in detail.

Mark.
Received on Wednesday, 23 May 2007 03:41:58 GMT

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