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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: Bad dtding
Date Wed, 04 Dec 2002 10:59:11 GMT

Steven Noels wrote:
> Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
>> 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.
> Of course, but IIRC, this change has been introduced during the move 
> from 1.0 -> 1.1 (which was a lengthy move, admittedly). Or not?

I don't remember it so (I have been using Forrest CVS since early days), 
but it's not important at all now, also given that it was a start.

Let's just decide what to do from now on.

I propose to make all DTD removals to necessarily need a version change.

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

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