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Subject: Re: [ubl] My original comments on aligning with ATG2 CCT schemas

the requirement is my personal expectation.  I should have been more clear.

Eduardo Gutentag wrote:

> On 11/17/2004 06:50 PM, Tim McGrath wrote:
>> Following the meetings this week I have been asked to resend  my 
>> original comments on the alignment of ATG2 CCT schemas and UBL 1.0 ones.
>> The message can be found at: 
>> http://lists.oasis-open.org/archives/ubl/200409/msg00000.html
>> However, some of this is now history as the ATG2 group have been 
>> revising their draft schemas.  for exmaple, i have been informed that 
>> some of these comments (such as the naming of attributes) are resolved.
>> My personal opinion is that we should aim to have one definitive set 
>> of schemas (owned by ATG2) for UBL 2.0. The caveat on this is that we 
>> have to support backward compatibility with UBL 1.0 documents. So in the 
> Without committing myself one way or another regarding the wisdom of
> doing things one way or another: where is this requirement coming from?
> I thought there was agreement that the difference between major and minor
> versions was that major versions were allowed to introduce 
> incompatibilities
> as regards previous versions; in fact, the definition I've always
> carried in my mind between a minor version and a major version is that
> a major version is major by virtue of introducing at least one 
> incompatible
> feature, not by virtue of passing some kind of lithmus test bound to an
> arbitrary number of new or modified features.
>> interim we need to work towards convergence both with the ATG2 (and 
>> OAG) schemas as they develop. 
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