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RE: latest DOM spec 19980720

From: Gavin Thomas Nicol <gtn@eps.inso.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 1998 09:29:47 -0700
To: "Stephen R. Savitzky" <steve@crc.ricoh.com>, <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-ID: <00db01bdb4c4$c673a7e0$577670c6@endymion.eps.inso.com>
> o I'm very sorry to see NodeIterator, TreeIterator, and their create
methods
>   disappear.  It's easier to create iterators when you know the type (and
>   hence the implementation details) of the objects you're iterating over;
>   the resulting type-specific iterator can much more efficient than a
>   generic one, and its class need not be exposed to the programmer.

Iterators will probably come back in the next level of the specification.

> Finally, I note that there are no comments in the Java bindings.
> While this is well-optimized for the appendix to the specification, it
would
> be best if the compiled version (javabindings.zip) had the comments, so
that JavaDoc
> and other documentation-extraction and source-code-browsing software could
> make use of them.

Good point! When I have time I'll tweak the scripts to generate the
descriptions
as comments.
Received on Tuesday, 21 July 1998 09:32:00 GMT

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