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Re: 980818 BUGS still hanging around...

From: Arnaud Le Hors <lehors@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 20 Aug 1998 20:55:14 +0200
Message-ID: <35DC7111.9153DBFA@w3.org>
To: DOM List <www-dom@w3.org>
ANOQ of the Sun wrote:
> Hi!
> There are still a few bugs in the 980818 spec. that you forgot to fix:
> 1) wstring: Do NOT use this name! It is already a reserved IDL word.
> 2) Attribute: Do NOT use this name as an interface! It is also a
> reserved IDL-word.

I'll see that the WG addresses those before the spec becomes a

> 3) Why do you still have NodeType as const unsigned short instead of an
>    enum? You have ExceptionCode as enum...

The reason not to use an enum for NodeType is to allow for new types to
be defined in future levels. For the same reason (extensibility)
ExceptionCode should also be an unsigned short rather than an enum.
Arnaud Le Hors - W3C, User Interface Domain - www.w3.org/People/Arnaud
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