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Re: importNode

From: David Brownell <david-b@pacbell.net>
Date: Fri, 03 Mar 2000 12:09:00 -0800
Message-ID: <38C01BDC.2B3FE4D4@pacbell.net>
To: keshlam@us.ibm.com
Cc: www-dom@w3.org
Just like I said!

keshlam@us.ibm.com wrote:
> 
> > Actually, not "all" the information.  If the node is of some subtype
> > that the "importing" DOM doesn't fully recognize, that information
> > can't be imported.  Examples include additional attributes and of
> > course any specialized methods the original subtype supported.
> 
> I don't think we _forbid_ copying additional information, if your
> implementation happens to recognize the source node as belonging to an
> implementation that it knows how to handle (itself, for example). But we
> can't require that, because in the general case all that we know about the
> source node is that it's a DOM Node.
> 
> ______________________________________
> Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research
Received on Friday, 3 March 2000 15:08:59 GMT

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