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Re: PR-DOM-Level-1-19980818

From: Mike Champion <mcc@arbortext.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Aug 1998 23:51:26 -0400
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To: keshlam@us.ibm.com, www-dom@w3.org
At 03:04 PM 8/26/98 -0400, keshlam@us.ibm.com wrote:
>Document not having a factory for Notation (or Entity, or DocumentType): I
>read this as part of the "defer details of DTD handling until Level 2"
>decision. DocumentType in Level 1 is mostly a placeholder...

Right.  Since Notations are effectively read-only due to the fact that we
don't expose editing operations on the DTD information via the DOM API,
there's no reason for a Factory method.

BTW, the WG just agreed *not* to do much on defining an API for validation
or editing the "DTD" information until the schema situation is clarified;
we're concerned that hard work would be nullified by changes in this
rapidly evolving area.  I don't know what this means in terms of actual
time, but we won't tackle that until Range, Style, Events, and Query
interfaces are defined.

Mike Champion
Received on Wednesday, 26 August 1998 23:52:24 UTC

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