Re: Changing Namespaces Between Specification Versions (was: XI
2009/4/22 Michael Kay <mike@s...>: >> I concur with Michael's observation, but I don't think a >> version attribute alone is sufficient for good versioning. > > It's not enough on its own, but it gets you a long way, provided of course > that the value of the attribute is not just an opaque string but a pointer > to a set of rules that define the contract between sender and recipient > associated with that version. For an alternative opinion on versioning, see Robin Berjon's posts in this thread: http://markmail.org/message/fmg75xevxdo4hunv "Personally, I would recommend that we don't :) Version identifiers are largely useless and experience shows that users use them wrong (e.g. a bunch of SVG out there that's labelled as 1.1 is really 1.2, but people just copy-paste the root element). " ...and suggests more further down the thread: http://markmail.org/message/fmg75xevxdo4hunv -- Andrew Welch http://andrewjwelch.com Kernow: http://kernowforsaxon.sf.net/
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