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RE: Object ownership?

From: Eric Vasilik <ericvas@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 27 May 1998 10:20:21 -0700
Message-ID: <2FEED299C092D1118B3100805F6F41BD0444B953@RED-MSG-09>
To: www-dom@w3.org
>>I think it is implicit that node insertion passes ownership to the
>>tree/parent-node regardless of the language or memory management being
used.
>
>Does language to this effect need to be in the spec?  This still "smells"
>to me like language-specific memory management that MIGHT have to be
>discussed in the language bindings, but we've agreed doesn't belong in the
>spec.

It just seems that no matter what memory management model one uses, there is
an implicit ownership model which has to exist.  Strictly, there is no need
to mention it, but because it is so implicit, perhaps it should be mentioned
for the sake of users and implementors.

- Eric
Received on Wednesday, 27 May 1998 13:21:37 GMT

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