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Re: XML APIs

From: <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 3 Nov 1998 12:18:56 -0500
To: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <852566B1.005E6CD5.00@us.ibm.com>
>This not true. All of these _may_be_ false under the DOM. This is, they
>will be false _if_ the DOM implementation, such as the browser, changes
>the structure underneath as you're browsing through it.

"In other other words" <grin/>, they will be false if you treat the
document as something that can be dynamically edited, rather than simply as
the parse tree generated from the original XML or HTML.

Any chance that Level 2 will add enough locking to make the DOM safe for
multitasked editing? Or is that being deferred to Level 3? (Conceptually,
it isn't all that complicated to make the editing operations atomic...


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