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Re: Comments on DOM 2

From: <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2000 16:42:02 -0500
To: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-ID: <85256895.007734AF.00@D51MTA03.pok.ibm.com>
> Comments aren't there for program use, shouldn't be customized.

I agree in principle, but I'm not willing to bet that way right now. The
boundary of "program use" is fuzzy.

Thought experiment: What if the subclassing is being done to make the DOM
model interoperate with another API appropriate to that document type? A
comment might still want to be accessible via that alternative view.

Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research
Received on Wednesday, 1 March 2000 16:42:22 UTC

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