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> I must say that some of the reactions to this seem excessive.
> Does anyone have any real documents with a version number
> later than 1.0? I don't think so. No real documents are
> broken by any change concerning versions other than 1.0.
The problem is, no one knows. Deep inside some application running an
online banking system is a bit of code that says printf("1.O") where it
should have said printf("1.0"). You issue your erratum, a new release of
a parser is produced to conform to it, and hey presto, the online
banking system goes down and no-one knows why.
This stuff is mission-critical and not to be tampered with so lightly.