#323 API spec version versus impl version

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nobody
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2010-05-15
2010-05-15
Ernst de Haan
No

XINS currently (2.2) only supports one explicit API version, across all APIs (in a .version properties file in the project directory) or specific to one API (in the API directory, above the spec/ and impl/ subdirectories).

However, specification and implementation versions should be distinguished, since they can evolve differently. While the specification may remain the same, the implementation can be upgraded, for example.

It would be very nice if XINS would allow to make this distinguishment, indicate these versions in the specdocs and return the appropriate versions in the _GetVersion result.

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