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Re: Another issue

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 09:21:58 -0500
Message-ID: <3C56B006.D0ED67DA@w3.org>
To: Joseph Kesselman <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Cc: www-dom-ts@w3.org
Joseph Kesselman wrote:
> 
> Re INUSE_ATTRIBUTE_ERR: Good catch. I believe I raised that question back
> in the DOM 1 days and was told our intent was that this exception could and
> should be raised if the Attr node was already in use _anywhere_, including
> on the Element where you intended to set it. But I agree that the wording
> you've quoted doesn't mandate that and needs to be clarified one way or the
> other.

Note that changing the wording would mean making an uncompatible change with
current DOM Level 1 implementations. Xerces-J may have the wrong behavior, this
doesn't mean all DOM Level 1 implementations are also doing the same.

Philippe
Received on Tuesday, 29 January 2002 09:21:59 GMT

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