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Re: [xml-dev] The purpose of a namespace URI is ...

On Sat, 2012-12-01 at 22:25 -0200, Timothy W. Cook wrote:
> > It's usually better to do this with a version attribute rather than to
> > use a new namespace URI and thereby claim you're making a new and
> > entirely unrelated language.
> >
> >
> HI Liam,
> I would agree with this 100%.  However, as far as I could find. There are
> no tools that take advantage of this.

XSLT uses a version attribute.

> For example my question on this list several weeks ago
> regarding differentiation between XML Schema 1.0 and 1.1

In most cases it's not necessary to differentiate; it might be that I
didn't see the question though, sorry. Pretty much every XSD 1.0 schema
should also be an XSD 1.1 schema with the same meaning. See the appendix
in each of the two parts of XSD 1.1 that records changes.


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