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Subject: Re: [security-services] Potential Erratum -- NameIDMappingResponse schema

Thanks will pass this point on regarding process. Regarding Eric's  
point, that is up to the TC to decide.

regards, Frederick

Frederick Hirsch

On Apr 30, 2007, at 3:36 PM, ext Scott Cantor wrote:

>> "(gg) "Substantive Change" is a change to a specification that would
> require
>> a compliant application or implementation to be modified or  
>> rewritten in
>> order to remain compliant."
> Yeah, I just checked it.
>> I'm not sure that the modification of schema as suggested would  
>> "require"
>> compliant implementations to change.  Indeed, I'm pretty sure none  
>> of the
>> implementations that have passed through the testing program enforce
> schema
>> validation, and no one has complained about this particular issue.
> Possibly true. But you could argue that if the errata is addressing  
> a part
> of the spec where conformant behavior was essentially impossible to
> determine, that any change made would by definition be a change.
> Regardless, I think the definition is broken. Conformance criteria  
> should
> reference errata if you're going to make errata serve its full  
> purpose.
> -- Scott

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