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Re: DOM L2 comments, various

From: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>
Date: Mon, 4 Oct 1999 16:42:06 -0400 (EDT)
Message-Id: <199910042042.QAA26819@locke.ccil.org>
To: jmackay@yahoo.com
Cc: www-dom@w3.org
Jeff Mackay scripsit:

> Many argued in vain against the use of NodeType to
> begin with. The argument was that it was redundant,
> since each node type was represented by a unique
> interface. 

Far from it.  In my (unpublished) DOM implementation,several
different NodeTypes are represented by a single class,
which implements multiple interfaces.  On the other hand,
there are six classes that implement the Element interface.

John Cowan                                   cowan@ccil.org
       I am a member of a civilization. --David Brin
Received on Monday, 4 October 1999 16:00:37 UTC

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