> Date: Wed, 30 Jul 2003 14:27:27 +0100
> From: "Matthew J. Dovey" <[log in to unmask]>
> > How did OAI handle the 1.0, 1.1, 2.0 transitions?
> >rom the OAI FAQ - they didn't:
> "Is version 2.0 of OAI-PMH compatible with earlier versions?
> OAI-PMH version 2.0 is not backward compatible. Results from the
> version 1.x experimentation period indicated that a number of
> fundamental changes were necessary, and maintaining backward
> compatibility would have resulted in a compromised production
> release. We are committed to strongly consider backward
> compatibility issues in future releases."
I am not sure that we want to sign up the OAI people's confession of
Results from the SRW 1.0 experimentation period
indicated that a number of fundamental changes were
necessary, and maintaining backward compatibility
would have resulted in a compromised production
SRW v1.0 isn't _that_ bad, is it?
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