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Re: XML 1.0 5th Ed and related PEs [was: Minutes for XML Core WG telcon of 2007 December 5]

From: François Yergeau <francois@yergeau.com>
Date: Thu, 13 Dec 2007 16:52:43 -0800
To: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
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Grosso, Paul a écrit :
> I hate ask you to do more work, but I really think we should
> separate the name char PE from the version number PE, so could
> I ask you to break out the "Section 2.8 Prolog and Document Type 
> Declaration" bit from PE160 and make that a separate PE please.

OK, this is now PE163.

> When mentioning the xml-editor archives, add the word "public"
> before the linked word "archives" (so that people realize any
> comment they make will be public).

Done, for both 1.0 and 1.1.

> Change "An implementation report" to "A preliminary implementation 
> report", since when we publish the PER, we may not have any
> implementations (so the prelim IR will be just a stub), and we
> almost certainly won't have all that we will have when we go
> to Rec.

Done, for both 1.0 and 1.1.

> If we have any implementations before we actually go to PER,
> we can list them, otherwise, the preliminary IR will just be
> a stub saying there are none yet.
> Just before the IR paragraph, add (my suggestion):
>  The XML Core WG wishes to ensure continued universal
>  interoperability for XML 1.0.  To this end, the WG will 
>  not request that this XML 1.0 Fifth Edition become a
>  Recommendation until the following criteria are satisfied:
>  1.  At least three months have passed since the publication
>      of this PER.
>  2.  There are at least three implementations that pass the
>      test suite for each of the errata that have been newly
>      applied to the 5th Edition.

Added, 1.0 only.

 > [Patent Policy stuff]
> Whatever is in the 2006 ones should be correct and should
> be carried on into the latest versions.

Exactly what I did, and if nobody disagrees it will stay that way.

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