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Re: [selectors-api] DOM Level 3 Core + Selectors API

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Sep 2006 10:56:06 -0000
To: "Karl Dubost" <karl@w3.org>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tf2681jt64w2qv@id-c0020.emi.ac.ma>

On Wed, 26 Jul 2006 07:30:09 -0000, <karl@w3.org> wrote:
> About http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-selectors-api-20060525/#issues
> We smiled at "It would be nice if extensibility was addressed by DOM  
> Level 3 Core or a separate specification that all DOM specifications  
> could reuse."
> 		http://www.w3.org/TR/qaframe-spec/#extensions
> Yes indeed that would be a good thing. Because right now it makes  
> difficult to make a conformant DOM Level 3 Core implementations which  
> includes Selectors API.
> 	http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-3-Core/introduction.html#ID-Conformance
> 	which might be incompatible with.
> 	[[[Objects implementing the Document interface defined in DOM Level 3  
> Core must also implement the DocumentSelector interface [DOM3Core].]]]
> 	http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-selectors-api-20060525/#documentselector
> 	Testing and analysing conformance dependencies will be a good thing.

So given that we don't want to depend too much on DOM Level 3 Core being  
updated I changed it to the following based on group discussion:

    Extensions of the APIs defined in this specification
    are strongly discouraged. User Agents, Working Groups
    and other interested parties should discuss extensions
    on a relevant public forum, such as

I think it's the best we can do.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 19 September 2006 10:56:35 UTC

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