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Re: XML APIs

From: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>
Date: Tue, 03 Nov 1998 13:12:13 -0500
Message-ID: <363F477D.8576DC7E@locke.ccil.org>
To: DOM List <www-dom@w3.org>
keshlam@us.ibm.com wrote:

> (Conceptually,
> it isn't all that complicated to make the editing operations atomic...

Making the editing operations atomic isn't enough.  You still need
a way to indicate the state of the whole tree: either it is being
traversed or it is being edited, but not both at once.  (This makes
traversing it in order to edit it problematic.)

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