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Re: Older Sibling?

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Feb 2000 18:40:15 -0500
Message-ID: <38BB075F.A0316366@reutershealth.com>
To: David Brownell +ADw-david-b+AEA-pacbell.net+AD4, +ACI-www-dom+AEA-w3.org+ACI +ADw-www-dom+AEA-w3.org+AD4
David Brownell wrote:
 
> Perhaps.  If you got used to using it, the linked list implementation
> would accumulate some bizarre costs since it'd need to recompute that
> property pretty often ... but that'd be more reasonable than asking for
> a specific "is this child before that one" primitive, as you'd seemed
> to be suggesting!

Furthermore, if the element is part of an entity, then no single index
will work, as the element node may be in the tree in multiple places.

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