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Re: Proposed errata for DOM2 Range regarding insertNode()

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Thu, 04 Sep 2008 01:43:48 -0700
Message-ID: <48BF9FC4.9000104@sicking.cc>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: olli@pettay.fi, Web Applications Working Group WG <public-webapps@w3.org>

Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Wed, 3 Sep 2008, Olli Pettay wrote:
>> So I still propose that all the mutations to DOM are handled in a 
>> consistent way and that the definition of insertNode doesn't need to be 
>> changed. It is ACID3 which requires a small change.
> 
> It seems far more useful to just say the mutation events always fire last, 
> long after any changes to the range itself. This will be consistent with 
> how we're redefining mutation events, and would still allow the range 
> insertNode() API to be useful and to perform its intended purpose.

I agree we should do that if possible.

That said, I still disagree with ACID3s interpretation of the spec.

/ Jonas
Received on Thursday, 4 September 2008 08:45:30 GMT

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