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Subject: Re: [docbook-tc] Proposed change to scheme versioning

On 25 October 2011 17:18, Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com> wrote:
> Hi folks,
> We're about to issue DocBook V5.1b5. Which might be used to make DocBook Publishers V1.1b3.
> Or maybe Simplified DocBook V1.3b1. Or...oh, this is insane!
> I propose a new versioning mechanism:
> DocBook V5.1b5.
> DocBook XInclud V5.1b5.
> DocBook Assembly V5.1b5.
> DocBook Publishers V5.1b5-1.
> Simplified DocBook V5.1b5-1.
> If we fix a bug in Publishers, that'll make V5.1b5-2. If we fixed a
> tiny little typo, we could even consider V5.1b5-1.1 I suppose.
> When DocBook V5.1 is released, then we'll make Publishers V5.1-1, etc.
> It's not perfect, but it sure seems like an improvement to me.

Only if the 'subset' schemas are updated each time you do the main schema?
I.e. If I go looking for changes in simple... and there aren't any?
Can you do a full set of subsets from one Norm?

I know it's a great schema... but that strikes me as 'hard'?


Dave Pawson
Docbook FAQ.

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