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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Bad dtding
Date Wed, 04 Dec 2002 10:48:16 GMT

Steven Noels wrote:
> Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
>> Simple, he was using a development version.
>> I brought this topic up some months ago, because I felt that every 
>> change to the dtd had to imply a number change, but the decision was 
>> that till it wasn't "released" we kept the same number.
> I don't think trivial, _backwards-compatible_ changes warrant the 
> trouble of increasing version numbers, changing PUBLIC IDs, updating 
> catalogs, etc...
> Other opinions?

NOTE: switching the title from attribute to child element is not 
_backwards-compatible_ IIUC. Possible rule of the thumb: adding stuff is 
never a problem, removing them is.

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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