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Re: "Empty" Text Nodes

From: David Brownell <David.Brownell@Eng.Sun.COM>
Date: Fri, 5 Mar 1999 20:14:51 -0500 (EST)
Message-ID: <36E08089.DA383C2E@eng.sun.com>
To: Mike Champion <mike.champion@aliaron.com>
CC: Oliver Becker <obecker@informatik.hu-berlin.de>, www-dom@w3.org
> One clarification, which we may or may not state in the spec but we
> definitely discussed -- a validating parser and a non-validating parser may
> produce two different structure models from the same document, for the
> reasons noted in the original posting.  This is more properly in the realm
> of XML than the DOM -- the DOM just reflects the output of the XML
> processor, which can differ depending on whether it is validating or not.

Actually I think it's really in that "no man's land" between the DOM
and XML processor APIs ... remember that what populates the DOM content
might not be an XML processor, even if it talks to one!  :-)

- Dave
Received on Monday, 8 March 1999 04:48:40 GMT

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