OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   RE: Namespace and Versioning

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]
  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • To: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <clbullar@ingr.com>,Henrik Frystyk Nielsen <frystyk@microsoft.com>, xml-dev@lists.xml.org
  • Date: Wed, 30 Aug 2000 15:53:10 -0700

Having spent a few years in the data management industry, I learned very
painfully that versioning in general is just pure hell.  The reason
is that when different communities say "versioning" they mean totally
different things.  The versioning semantics in the reference publishing
industry, in the pharmaceuticals industry, and the aviation maintenance
industries, just to take 3 examples, are from completely different 
planets.  There just ain't no framework general enough to make all these 
people happy.  Just my opinion.  -Tim


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS