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Re: Possible changes for XML 2nd Edition

From: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>
Date: Wed, 24 May 100 23:09:36 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <200005250309.XAA25639@locke.ccil.org>
To: lesch@w3.org (Susan Lesch)
Cc: xml-editor@w3.org, xml-dev@xml.org, w3t-comm@w3.org
Susan Lesch scripsit:
> 
> John Cowan wrote:
> 
> >This goes well beyond the goals of XML 1.0 2nd ed, which is not meant to
> >change radical things like your #3.  It is simply a republication with
> >the errata incorporated of XML 1.0.
> 
> So far, W3C technical publications [1] come in version numbers, part 
> numbers, and Levels, but not in "editions." May I suggest that what 
> you call the 2d edition follow the naming convention in XML 1.0, and 
> be titled "Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.1" or "1.0.1," whatever 
> number suits the editors?

A change to the XML version number would make existing 1.0 XML
parsers unable to cope.  Since we are not making incompatible
changes, a new version would be inappropriate.

John Cowan                                   cowan@ccil.org
	Yes, I know the message date is bogus.  I can't help it.
		--me, on far too many occasions
Received on Wednesday, 24 May 2000 22:46:33 GMT

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