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Why is the value of an Attribute a Node?

From: Hank Davidson <hankd@corel.com>
Date: Fri, 15 May 1998 13:55:41 -0600
Message-ID: <355C9DBD.745CFEB9@corel.com>
To: www-dom@w3.org
The java interface for Document specifies that the arguments to the
createAttribute method are the name (a String) and a value (a Node).
Why is value a Node?  It seems inconsistent with the getValue method on
Attribute which returns a String, and the setAttribute method on Node
which takes a String for the value.
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