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Versioning Finding Updated

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 16:16:35 -0700
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Cc: <public-xml-versioning@w3.org>

I've updated the 2 part versioning finding for review at our Apr 2nd

The major differences from
http://www.w3.org/2001/tag/doc/versioning-20060929.html that we reviewed
- Moved all xml material (section xml terminology in section 1, plus all
of 8,9) into the versioning-xml finding (and changed versioning-part2 to
- shuffled first section on why/how/why extend
- added a section on application versioning that Noah wrote
- added some text on trade-offs between extensibility and
- Inserted new section 2 "Versioning Strategies" that has versioning
designs from big bang to forwards compatible to backwards compatible and
includes replacement and side by side deployment
- Added summary section to requirements section and design question (for
use in case studies section)
- Added version #s to identifying and extending languages section (now
section 5)
- Added Case Stuides


The major differences for the xml (nee part 2) from 2004 Nov that were
never reviewed are
- insertions from Part 1
- inserted section 2 version identification technologies
- added only 1 namespace + version # as identification strategy
- refined section 4 on indicating compatibility of extensions
- Added section 5 explaining schema 1.0
- added section 8 case studies of xml versioning
- Updated Other technologies section 10
- Added notes on Redefine

Sadly to report, there are very little cutbacks in size.

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