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Re: Iterating

From: Don Park <donpark@quake.net>
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 1998 21:23:54 -0700
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Don Park

-----Original Message-----
From: Les Cuff <lez@fastfwd.com>
To: Stephen R. Savitzky <steve@crc.ricoh.com>; keshlam@us.ibm.com
<keshlam@us.ibm.com>; Mike Champion <mcc@arbortext.com>
Cc: www-dom@w3.org <www-dom@w3.org>
Date: Monday, July 27, 1998 7:59 PM
Subject: Iterating

>what do you iterate over?
>what determines membership?
>i) match criteria
>ii) ordering with the matching elements
>what is an iterator: a linearization
>how many dimensions does a tree have? how many can it be forced to have?
>What we need is a way to flatten (linearize) any arbitrary structure. After
>that, we need to be able to specify a collation strategy (see England vs.
>Canadian English vs Canadian French vs Fance vs. American sorting
>for strings with numbers and punctuation).
>Perhaps more important than an iterator might be a concept of 'flat' in a
>3.141592 dimension object
>(tree CAD o lateral).
>Bring on the ironing board transfer protocol for trees.
>Les cuff
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