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RE: Well-formed Blueberry
- From: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <email@example.com>
- To: John Cowan <firstname.lastname@example.org>,Elliotte Rusty Harold <email@example.com>
- Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2001 12:45:11 -0500
It also depends on whether or not the version number
indicates a larger scope of changes beyond blueberry
requirements. Once the version bottle is uncorked,
others have suggested more things be put in it,
for example, namespaces.
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From: John Cowan [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Elliotte Rusty Harold wrote:
> I think there's a way to limit the damage this does to the existing
> infrastructure. Whatever the eventual identifier is chosen for
> Blueberry (version="1.1", unicode="3.1", etc.) I think it should be
> a *fatal error* to use this identifier in a document that does not
> actually use any of the newly introduced characters in an XML name
The trouble with this scheme is that it makes generation on the fly,
particularly by separate modules, difficult.
> In other words, if a document can be an XML 1.0 document, it must be
> an XML 1.0 document.
I would certainly agree that it SHOULD, but MUST seems a bit severe.