[standards-jig] software version

Julian Missig julian at jabber.org
Sun Jul 27 02:33:12 UTC 2003


On Saturday, Jul 26, 2003, at 13:19 US/Eastern, Evan Prodromou wrote:

> I completely understand that this is an backward-compatible change for
> most implementations, but putting new elements into an existing
> namespace is a habit we should get out of.

What?? Why?

I think adding new elements that don't break anything is perfectly 
acceptable. That's one of the great things about the extensibility of 
Jabber and XML. That's part of the reason I /started/ helping out with 
Jabber to begin with.

Julian




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