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RE: DOM Level 2 Core Features

From: Stephen McConnell <mcconnell@osm.net>
Date: Tue, 17 Nov 1998 11:56:10 +0100
To: "Miles Sabin" <msabin@cromwellmedia.co.uk>, "'Don Park'" <donpark@quake.net>
Cc: "'DOM list'" <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-Id: <000601be1218$e2be4cf0$8ffca8c0@brian>


> Miles Sabin wrote:
>
> Things I'd like to see,
>
> 1. A standard mechanism for creating XML/HTML documents.

OMG specification include life-cycle services under the CosLifeCycle
specification.  These interfaces include generalised factories and factory
finders.  Synchronisation between DOM extensions and existing IDL adopted
under the OMG would be preferable to rolling another set of interfaces from
scratch.

Stephen J. McConnell, OSM sarl
Business Components for Electronic Commerce
http://www.osm.net
mailto:mcconnell@osm.net


> 2. An interface for moving/copying subtrees between
>    documents belonging to the same implementation.
>
> 3. An interface for moving/copying subtrees between
>    documents belonging to different implementations.
>
> 4. Non-live iterators for a few, well-chosen, tree
>    traversals: over children; over descendents in
>    pre-order (others?).
>
> 5. A node visitor.
>
> 6. DTD support.
>
> Cheers,
>
>
> Miles
>
> --
> Miles Sabin                          Cromwell Media
> Internet Systems Architect           5/6 Glenthorne Mews
> +44 (0)181 410 2230                  London, W6 0LJ
> msabin@cromwellmedia.co.uk           England
>
>
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