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DOM used for editing text...

From: ANOQ of the Sun <anoq@vip.CyberCity.dk>
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 1998 13:30:00 +0200
Message-ID: <35D41FB8.49089978@vip.cybercity.dk>
To: DOM List <www-dom@w3.org>, Berlin Design <design@berlin-consortium.org>
Don Park wrote:
> Your idea has merit but when I did not choose trees and linked list because
> it is my opinion that, in most case, DOM will be used to create and access
> documents rather than editing.  I do expect sporatic editing to occur but
> they will be limited in scope and size so that there is no need to choose
> implementation strategy for high performance editing over high performance
> access, especially enumeration.

In the Berlin project we intend to use DOM exactly for editing text.
In fact we are aiming at using it as the Model (in a Model/View/
Controller sense) for a standard text widget!

I sure hope it will have better support for editing text-documents
in a later level of the spec!

ANOQ of the Sun / Johnny Andersen

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