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From Steven Noels <stev...@outerthought.org>
Subject Re: document-v12
Date Tue, 22 Apr 2003 15:17:20 GMT
On 19/04/2003 13:36 Jeff Turner wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> A while back Steven made some changes to document-v11.mod:
> 
> +  20030320 Make @href required for link elements. (SN)
> +  20030320 Allow paragraphs (p|source|note|warning|fixme) inside li. (SN)
> +  20030320 Allow paragraphs (p|source|note|warning|fixme) and lists (ol|ul|dl) inside
dd. (SN)
> +  20030320 Allow links (link|jump|fork) and inline elements (br|img|icon|acronym) inside
title. (SN)
> 
> There was an unresolved versioning issue here, that I'd like to now
> address.
> 
> I propose we:
> 
>  - Revert above changes to document-v11.mod
>  - Declare document-v11 finished
>  - Start document-v12 (new public id, document-v12.{dtd,mod} files), and
>    apply above changes to document-v12.mod.
>  - Convert all Forrest's doco to the doc-v12 public id

+1

> As for future DTD evolution, I think we should keep two branches:
> 
>  - Use 1.x for (mainly) backwards-compatible changes.  I say "mainly",
>    because there's some bug fixes like disallowing <ul><ul> that I think
>    belong in the 1.x series.

+1

>  - Start a 2.x branch for large changes that bring us closer to XHTML 2.
>    Most recent mail listing the proposed changes is
>    http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=forrest-dev&m=104826206624343&w=2
>    discussed at:
>    http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=forrest-dev&m=104852236506680&w=2

+1

> Then once doc-v12 has settled, it would be a good idea to do a 0.5
> release, before any major menu/metadata/tabs work happens.  There's quite
> a decent number of changes since 0.4, and things seem fairly stable.

+1

> Thoughts?

+1 :-)

</Steven>
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