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RE: [xml-dev] Ten Years Later - XML 1.0 Fifth Edition?

It does not seem correct to call it an error when a specification drifts out
of sync with another specification, in this case, Unicode.  Perhaps
corrigenda as a synonym for errata isn't right either (corrections supplied
after publication and inserted, or printer's error).

On the other hand, the fact of dependent referencing indicates a corrective
process to resync the specs, and that is, IMHO, versioning.  OTW, the
various organizations need to name a process where the intent is strictly to
synchronize versions of dependent specification rather than to add or delete
features not associated with a dependent specification, such as dumping
DTDs, fixing namespaces, etc., which is clearly a major version change (XML


From: Jonathan Robie [mailto:jonathan.robie@redhat.com] 

Just read Norm's blog entry on this:


I think we do need full support for Unicode. XML 1.1 provides it, but 
nobody particularly wants XML 1.1. It's odd to introduce a new character 
set as an erratum, but is there any better way to get there from here?


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