Small extension to the annotate proposal

Joon Radley joon at
Wed Jun 30 08:55:08 CEST 2004


> > > Explicit formats specifications are superior to implicit format 
> > > specifications.
> >
> > There is only one format, the Kolab Format as define in the XML 
> > specification, or am I wrong about this?
> XML is not the format the format is e.g. Kolab XML Format 
> 1.0. XML is only the technology we use in order to implement 
> the format. The real Kolab format for now is the Kolab XML Format 1.0.

For how long will this be the format supported by the Kolab server and
clients? This was my orginal question.

> This might change at some point in the future e.g. towards 
> Kolab XML Format 2.0.

Agree. But you proposal make provision for other formats, not just versions.

> For the reasons given in my other mail (e.g. upgrade 
> szenario) it is better to make this explicit.


Joon Radley
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