[rfc-i] On backwards compatibility for v2

Paul Kyzivat pkyzivat at alum.mit.edu
Mon Feb 10 12:13:43 PST 2014


On 2/10/14 1:48 PM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> On Feb 10, 2014, at 9:03 AM, Dave Crocker <dhc at dcrocker.net> wrote:
>
>> On 2/10/2014 8:11 AM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
>>> - There will be good v2-to-v3 conversion tools for when an author wants to change versions.
>>
>>
>> So all of the existing corpus of xml2rfc files would have to be converted, and all of the existing base of user environments would have to be upgraded?
>>
>> Really?

Can the proper tool to use be determined by examining the xml file? 
(E.g., by the schema it specifies.)

If so, could the (web) interface just choose the tool that is right for 
any given xml file? That would make life simpler.

	Thanks,
	Paul



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