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RE: Hello and NodeIterator Revisited

From: Eric Vasilik <ericvas@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 6 May 1998 13:13:25 -0700
Message-ID: <2FEED299C092D1118B3100805F6F41BD0444B8E1@RED-MSG-09>
To: "'Ray Whitmer'" <ray@corel.com>, www-dom@w3.org
>I agree that some want to scoot left and some right, but in my
>experience it is generally relative to other iterator-like invisible
>markers, and the order and way in which they were inserted, not in a
>constant direction.
>In my work, multiple markers that occur at the same position seem to
>need a sub-order established relative to each other, and which way each
>iterator scoots depends upon which side the inserting marker occurred
>on, using the sub-order where the actual position is identical.  A
>simple gravity flag does not automatically do the right thing most of
>the time without complex gravity switching logic that seems to be
>handled more simply by sub-ordering.

Can you give me an example where gravity is not enough, and marker
relativity makes sense?

- Eric
Received on Wednesday, 6 May 1998 16:13:34 UTC

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