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RE: What does http://www.w3.org/TR/SOAP identify?

From: Paul Grosso <pgrosso@arbortext.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2004 13:19:21 -0600
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To: noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, "Dare Obasanjo" <dareo@microsoft.com>
Cc: "Mark Baker" <distobj@acm.org>, "Martin Gudgin" <mgudgin@microsoft.com>, "Williams, Stuart" <skw@hp.com>, www-tag@w3.org, fallside@us.ibm.com

At 14:05 2004 01 16 -0500, noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com wrote:

>Dare Obasanjo writes:
>>> I find it quite irritating that the 
>>> SOAP working group did not follow 
>>> the practices of other working 
>>> groups such as XML Query working group 
>>> and choose a new URI for the subsequent version. 
>I'm curious, when and if XML 1.1 goes to recommendation status, do we 
>expect that http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml will be redirected to point to 
>1.1?  I would have thought so. 

That is not the plan.  

XML 1.0 and XML 1.1 are different (though only slightly in practice for 
most people), and the latter doesn't invalidate the former.

If you look at the XML 1.1 PR at
you'll see it says "Lastest version" is at:

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