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Re: [xml-dev]Changing Namespaces Between Specification Versions

Paul Spencer wrote:
>> -----Original Message----- From: Chuck Bearden [mailto:cbearden@rice.edu]
>>  Sent: 22 April 2009 23:17 To: Pete Cordell Cc: Andrew Welch; xml-dev 
>> Subject: Re: [xml-dev]Changing Namespaces Between Specification Versions
> <snip>
>> The decision was made (a) to add a version attribute to the root element,
>> and (b) not to change the namespace URI (which was already unversioned). 
>> Did the maintainers of EgXML make the right choice?
> I used to like adding version numbers to root elements, but I find that
> more and more of my work involves content from multiple namespaces. Then
 > this no longer really works unless you start to complicate things.

Are multiple namespaces a problem in this connection if it is understood that 
a particular version of the language of the context instance always makes use 
of particular versions of the other included languages?

Chuck Bearden (cbearden@rice.edu ; 713.348.3661)

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