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RE: latest DOM spec 19980720

From: Lauren Wood <lauren@sqwest.bc.ca>
Date: Tue, 21 Jul 1998 09:37:29 -0700
Message-Id: <199807211637.JAA09824@sqwest.bc.ca>
To: www-dom@w3.org
At 21/07/98 07:57 AM , 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
>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?

We're discussing changing all of these to make them less likely to clash
with anything, e.g. deleteData. We're also discussing changing Data to
something like CharData, since the interface is designed for text, and one
day we might want to do an interface for other types of data.

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