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Quick observation

From: Joe Kesselman (the address IS real) <keshlam-nospam@comcast.net>
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2008 00:38:55 -0500
Message-ID: <47B3D3EF.1030702@comcast.net>
To: xml-editor@w3.org

It seems we've gotten out of the habit of including a rationalle section 
  for errata entries. May I suggest that someone go back and add one to 
E09 and later?

While the intended effect is clear, I'm sometimes having real trouble 
understanding why a change is considered an erratum worthy of being 
patched back into XML 1.0, at the risk of confusing incompatability with 
existing 1.0 processors, rather than a new feature that belongs in 1.1 
(or perhaps 1.05, if folks aren't ready to move all the way to 1.1).

A formal rationalle might go a long way toward helping us understand the 
reasoning behind that decision. The absence of one makes this reader 
nervous about whether a change is well justified.

Thanks for considering this...

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