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RE: DOM Level 2 Core Features

From: Tom Otvos <tomo@everyware.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Nov 1998 10:08:19 -0500
To: <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000201be1305$468a5e30$160410ac@nebula.everyware.com>
Here are some features I have added to my DOM implementation to make it more
useful.  Some of them reiterate items on most peoples' wish lists...

1)  Document creation.  No surprise here, although I also support
instantiating a document from XML source, as well as streaming a document
out to XML source (C++ I/O streams).

2) ExceptionCode MEMORY_ERR = -1.  Very useful to catch allocation failures.

3) Direct child element searching by tag name or attribute value.

4) Convenience functions for adding a Text child to an element, or
retrieving the text content of an element.

5) Validation function for DOMString to ensure it is a valid "name" value.

Tom Otvos
Director of Research, Pervasive Software Inc.
"Try not! Do, or do not. There is no 'try'." - Yoda
Received on Wednesday, 18 November 1998 10:08:26 UTC

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