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   Re: [xml-dev] The version number in XML documents

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From: "John Cowan" <jcowan@reutershealth.com>

> > It means that instead of having two kinds of parser out there, those
> > that conform to XML 1.0 and those that conform to XML 1.1, we'll have
> > three sorts, those two plus parsers that conformed to XML 1.0 at the
> > time they were released but don't conform to XML 1.0 as retrospectively
> > amended. Is this really an improvement?
> This is true whenever there are errata.

And two infosets (if S production is modified then there needs to be
an infoset item telling you whether the 1.1 infoset is being used or
the 1.0 infoset, I gather?)

And so a new DOM?

And a new SAX?

And a revision of XML Schemas?  Perhaps with a new namespace too, for added fun?

Rick Jelliffe


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