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Re: How to Version XML Applications

From: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM>
Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2002 15:46:53 -0400
To: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <87vg5cl36a.fsf@nwalsh.com>

/ "Anthony B. Coates" <abcoates@TheOffice.net> was heard to say:
| If that isn't versioned, how to you tell which version is being referred to?  I'm
| yet to invent or read a solution that I find sufficiently robust and convincing.

You force the document to be self describing by adding a required
version attribute or element. If the attribute is present, you know
the version. If it's missing, the document isn't valid according to
its schema.

                                        Be seeing you,

Norman.Walsh@Sun.COM    | 'tis expressly against the law of arms: 'tis
XML Standards Architect | as arrant a piece of knavery, mark you now,
Sun Microsystems, Inc.  | as can be offer't; in your conscience, now,
                        | is it not?--Fluellen, Henry V
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