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Thanks to Dennis for his thoughts. They make sense to a newbie to this field ( with 40 years of intermittent programming experience)

 Dennis E. Hamilton wrote:
Corruption could indeed be triggered by there being an inconsistency between META-INF/manifest.xml 
and what is present in the package.

It is interesting if that is a complaint about Configurations/.../current.xml (usually a 
zero-length useless component), which is private information from the producer that is not defined 
by ODF and can't be meaningfully used by any software other than the producer.  For the most part, 
that material appears to be gratuitous and unnecessary.
To my mind, a 'standard' document, say for archival purposes, should not have any extraneous 'information'. Libre office can include private information but other XML agents should gracefully ignore this. Likewise Libre Office should gracefully accept documents which do not conform to its private structure providing they conform to an Open Document standard. Do we need a .odt checker?

If my understanding is correct we have an internally inconsistent document (directory) given that it refers to files which do not exist. Your reference to 'a tightening of consistency' strikes exactly the right chord to my way of thinking.


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