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From Marshall Roch <>
Subject Re: why would an XML project need to worry about backwards compatibilty?
Date Sat, 17 Jan 2004 05:13:20 GMT
Marshall Roch wrote:
> Robert Koberg wrote:
>> Why would an XML project be worried about backwords compatibilty? Why 
>> not simply provide upgrade transformations?
> I could even imagine something in the future like "forrest 
> upgrade-xdocs" to transform doc-v12 xdocs to XHTML2, backing up the 
> originals and replacing with the new XHTML2 copy.

Or better yet, "forrest upgrade", which will grab the latest stable (or 
beta/CVS, if you tell it to) from the Forrest site and rebuild itself 
and do all the necessary transformations.

Marshall Roch

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