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exceptions in DOM

From: Jan-Arve Saether <jana@birdstep.org>
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2001 14:36:34 +0200
Message-ID: <9BF5DD8B8F3CD411959500B0D020ED3E2B710B@EXCHANGE>
To: www-dom-ts@w3.org
I have sent this to www-dom@w3.org for a couple of days ago, 
but I did not really get an answer that I was satisfied with:

What exception should be raised if you for instance call 
Comment::replaceChild or Comment::insertBefore (probably not only these).

Should my implementation raise HIERARCHY_REQUEST_ERR or NOT_FOUND_ERR?

I guess it is NOT_FOUND_ERR (?) (Since a comment can't have children)

I can't find anything about this issue in the specification...

Perhaps the exceptions that are listed in the spec should have been 
listed in a prioritized order?

Best regards
Jan-Arve Sæther
Received on Wednesday, 24 October 2001 08:52:57 UTC

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