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From Thorsten Scherler <thorsten.scherler....@juntadeandalucia.es>
Subject Re: DTD version numbers (Was: svn commit: rev 22274)
Date Thu, 08 Jul 2004 12:41:35 GMT
Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:

> Dave Brondsema wrote:
>
>> On Thu, 8 Jul 2004, David Crossley wrote:
>>
>>> Nicola Ken Barozzi wrote:
>>>
>>>> Juan Jose Pablos wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Dave Brondsema escribió:
>>>>
>>>> ...
>>>>
>>>>>> From a theoretical purist perspective, DTDs should never change;
we
>>>>>> should make a new file for each version.  Practically, it doesn't
>>>>>> matter much when optional parts are added, so don't worry about 
>>>>>> fixing
>>>>>> it this time.  But in the future you should create
>>>>>> skinconfig-v06-3.dtd.  And then update references to it in the
>>>>>> appropriate places:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> SVN is good on keeping version number, I do not see why we need to do
>>>>> this by hand.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I think that we should version only released DTDs, not during
>>>> development. As you say, SVN keep track of all commits in any case.
>>>
>>>
>>> That might be okay as long as we release often.
>>
>>
>> Okay.  But even during development we still need to have a new DTD if 
>> the
>> change is not backwards compatible.
>
>
> If we change a released DTD we change the version, if not we don't.
>
+1

-- 
Thorsten Scherler

Departamento de Desarrollo de Proyectos
Sociedad Andaluza para el Desarrollo de la Sociedad de la Información S.A.U.



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