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

Robin Berjon wrote:

> Also, I've been out of the loop but I haven't seen a very strong push 
> from the Membership to enforce radical stability in XML. I would expect 
> anyone with a strong demonstrable stake in stringent immutability to 
> track editions and make themselves known (even if through public 
> feedback). So far I've heard complaints, but not with examples of 
> applications that would indeed fall over.

(Sticking my hand up)

XOM will fall over.

In fact, John Cowan just found a weird corner case reported by an end 
user where XOM already falls over as a result of an incompatible change 
made in the definition of a system identifier between the 2nd and 3rd 
editions of XML 1.0. :-(


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