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Re: Question on NodeList and client-server

From: <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 16 Oct 1998 11:26:19 -0400
To: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <8525669F.00549ABA.00@us.ibm.com>
>The Level 1 DOM simply doesn't handle the case that someone other
>than the XML/HTML parser is tampering with the node tree at the
>same time that you are traversing it: multithreading is not
>supported, except for the limited case of the parser (which can
>only extend, never delete).

Unfortunately the spec doesn't say deletion won't be handled -- and in fact
deletion may occur without multithreading -- so fully complying
implementations of NodeList have to support it.
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Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research
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Received on Friday, 16 October 1998 11:42:21 GMT

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