That's not possible, and I find it hard to believe that is for anything other than a template. ODS 20 is 4.x. ODS 17 is 3.x. So, if you are on R5, it should be 40. 20 at worst, but never 17. However, certain templates are still at ODS 20 or 17. Perhaps that's what you saw.
This was first published in May 2002