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Re: [702] Discussion

From: MOREAU Jean-Jacques <moreau@crf.canon.fr>
Date: Tue, 28 Nov 2000 14:41:08 +0100
Message-ID: <3A23B5F4.411D9BDA@crf.canon.fr>
To: Oisin Hurley <ohurley@iona.com>
CC: "xml-dist-app@w3.org" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Oisin Hurley wrote:

> DR702 Requirement for Evolution
> The XP specification must define the concept of protocol evolution and
> define a mechanism or mechanisms for identifying XP revisions. This
> mechanism or mechanisms must ensure that an XP processor, by simple
> inspection of an XP envelope, may determine whether or not the
> envelope is compatible with its processing ability. The specification must
> define the concepts of backwards compatible and backwards incompatible
> evolution. Furthermore, the XP envelope must support both optional and
> mandatory extensibility of protocols build using the XP envelope.

Sounds good to me.

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