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RE: latest DOM spec 19980720

From: Axel Zeilner <az@mail.cri.de>
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 1998 17:16:55 +0200
To: www-dom@w3.org
Message-Id: <98072117205800.22232@nexus>
Hi folks

On Tue, 21 Jul 1998, Kirkpatrick, Alfie wrote:
>>The latest spec has a 'delete' member function on the Data
>interface. This clashes with the C++ delete operator (and
>presumably the Java delete too). I don't know if this is
which is named finalize() ;-)
I didn't look on the new DOM spec yet, but
DOM should definitely make no assumptions on memory
>strictly legal but MSVC++ definitely doesn't like it...
>Any chance we can change the name to 'remove', the semantics
>might actually be slightly better?
not only slightly if it implies the removing of objects from a
container object (as counterpart to add())
>Thanks, Alfie.

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