[tei-council] how to release errata, versions etc
cwittern at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 03:04:39 EST 2007
Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> But I would still feel happier issuing a version which I could
> promise cannot affect your documents and ODDs. Suppose, for instance, you
> were not into conformance, and had an ODD which added @who to <quote> -
> if we added it as well, your ODD would fall over.
We did not promise not to break your ODDs if you don't follow the rules
-- I think this is analog to the case of editing flat DTDs in the old
extension system. The Birnbaum doctrin only covers backward
compatibility for document instances, no?
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