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Re: Level 2 iterators

From: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>
Date: Fri, 05 Mar 1999 15:56:43 -0500
Message-ID: <36E0450B.9A983118@locke.ccil.org>
To: DOM List <www-dom@w3.org>
Ray Whitmer wrote:

> > > NodeIterator, on the other hand, has no caching issues, because it only
> > > visits each node once.
> >
> > Not necessarily!


> Could you point me to a part of the spec which you feel states that any node
> would only ever be visited once?

No.  I was merely taking issue with your claim that NodeIterators
necessarily visit nodes only once.

Indeed, there is no guarantee that iterators terminate.

John Cowan	http://www.ccil.org/~cowan		cowan@ccil.org
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