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Re: Comments on DOM 2

From: <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Mar 2000 16:58:46 -0500
To: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-ID: <85256895.0078BC3B.00@D51MTA03.pok.ibm.com>
>> But when I was thinking about external DTDs, I found, that it might be
>> better to have a more flexible solution, because it could speed up
>> things if one is able to reuse the same DTD tree (Yes, DTD trees are
>> not defined in DOM1 or 2, as you know, but are implemented in my
>> experimental version) without having to rebuild the tree every time
>> one is parsing a new document.
>
>DOM doesn't actually facilitate sharing DOM data structures anywhere.

Make that "doesn't currently facilitate sharing". The question of reusing
the DTD/schema representation is definitely something the Content Model
chapter will want to look at -- but that's a Level 3 issue, and we haven't
even begun to consider specific data structures.

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Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research
Received on Wednesday, 1 March 2000 16:59:09 GMT

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