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From "John Morrison" <john.r.morri...@ntlworld.com>
Subject RE: [PROPOSAL] DTD Versioning (Re: Should href be required on link)
Date Sun, 15 Dec 2002 12:05:45 GMT
> From: Jeff Turner [mailto:jefft@apache.org]
> So we have v1.1, and we create v1.1.1.  What do we do with 1.1?
> 
> That depends on whether you treat v1.1 as v1.1.0, or as an alias to
> v1.1.x, where 'x' is the latest in the series.
> 
> If v1.1 = v1.1.0, then 1.1.1 completely supersedes it, and I can kinda
> see why you'd want to 'cvs rm' it.
> 
> Alternatively, we can make 1.1 an alias for the latest in the 1.1.x
> series.
> 
> This allows users to choose the specificity of the DTD they use.  Just
> like if I have /lib/libfoo.so.1 symlinked to /lib/libfoo.so.1.4.3, I can
> link against either.

I like the idea of symlinking, but remember that windows can't do that :(
cygwin *can*, but the JVM won't be able to follow it :( (I've always
wanted a cygwin compile of the JVM for just such a reason).

J.

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