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Re: appplication using DOM Level 1 / Level 2

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2000 14:30:06 -0400
Message-ID: <3957A12E.807BFAF3@w3.org>
To: Christophe Jolif <cjolif@ilog.fr>
CC: www-dom@w3.org
Christophe Jolif wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> A little question about compatibility between DOM leve 1 and 2:
> 
> Should I rely on the fact that an application (in my case a Java one)
> using the interfaces of the DOM Level 1 binding should also run on an
> implementation of the DOM Level 2 without rebuilding it? In other words,
> is the intend of DOM Level 2 interfaces to be compatible with DOM Level
> 1 ones without any modifications in the deployment process?

Yes, backward compatibility is always our priority for the DOM. We only made
clarifications in DOM Level 2. DOM Level 3 will also be backward
compatible with DOM Level 1 and DOM Level 2.

Philippe
Received on Monday, 26 June 2000 14:30:10 GMT

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