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Re: ISSUE-4 (html-versioning) (vs. ISSUE-30 longdesc)

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Mon, 01 Mar 2010 10:58:20 +0100
Message-ID: <4B8B8FBC.1000309@gmx.de>
To: Sam Ruby <rubys@intertwingly.net>
CC: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>, Larry Masinter <LMM@acm.org>, 'Adam Barth' <w3c@adambarth.com>, 'HTML WG' <public-html@w3.org>
On 28.02.2010 22:06, Sam Ruby wrote:
> Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
>>
>  > - As far as I can tell, Atom has no in-band format version indicator.
>> There is a namespace URI but no indication of intent to change it for
>> future Atom versions.
>
> Atom has no in-band format version indicator. There is a namespace URI,
> but the explicit intent was NOT to change it for potential future Atom
> versions. See:
>
> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4287#section-6.2
 > ...

...getting slightly off-topic, sorry for that:

which reminds me that the Atom WG successfully assigned the final 
namespace name only *after* the spec was approved, thereby avoiding 
problems with compatibility problems of early implementations.

So this *can* be done.

Best regards, Julian
Received on Monday, 1 March 2010 09:59:11 UTC

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