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Re: L2-core-getElementsByTagNameNS02

From: David Brownell <david-b@pacbell.net>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2001 10:46:38 -0800
To: www-dom-ts@w3.org
Message-id: <00bd01c1712a$86388260$6800000a@brownell.org>
There's a similar problem with getElementsByTagNameNS04 ...
only three of the "address" element have a namespace:  for EMP001,
EMP004, and EMP005.  But the test is written to expect that
all of the "address" elements have namespaces.

- Dave

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Brownell" <david-b@pacbell.net>
To: "Curt Arnold" <carnold@houston.rr.com>; <www-dom-ts@w3.org>
Sent: Saturday, November 17, 2001 2:53 PM
Subject: Re: L2-core-getElementsByTagNameNS02

> >    If the
> > ultimate correct answer is 2, then the test should be changed to require
> > exactly 2 elements in the node list.
> > 
> > I would agree that your interpretation of the recommendation text is
> > reasonable and possibly what the WG was trying to say, but if all (or almost
> > all) the implementations read it a different way, then I would suggest an
> > errata to ratify the defacto behavior.
> That's pretty much what I said ... either the spec has a bug, or some
> implementations do.  I think it's the implementations, but the question
> does need to get answered.  Ratifying random bugs is a dangerous route.
> How does the DOM WG get involved when such issues get raised?
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