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RE: adding addressing capabilities to the DOM

From: <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Apr 2000 09:33:15 -0400
To: aaron@skonnard.com
cc: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <852568C5.004A71A1.00@D51MTA03.pok.ibm.com>
> Based on my assumption that most DOM code is eventually going to use
XPath
> to some degree, not adding this API makes it _impossible_ to write
> implementation independent code.

No. It just means that your code has to carry around an XPath
implementation.

> XPath _IS_ the "independent API"

If that were true, there'd be nothing the DOM need do.  But I don't think
that's what you're trying to say.


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Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research
Received on Tuesday, 18 April 2000 09:33:47 GMT

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