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Re: Node.normalize()

From: Joseph Kesselman <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2001 13:38:31 -0500
To: Ari Krupnikov <ari@iln.net>
Cc: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF17C58B21.033BD4C1-ON852569DC.006646E8@pok.ibm.com>

>Is it an error for an implementation to automatically normalize text
>nodes, i.e. to append the value of a newly inserted text node to its
>previousSibling text node?

Yes. For example: The user might be about to insert another node into the
space between the two; immediatly normalizing would prevent this.

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Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research
Received on Monday, 22 January 2001 13:39:11 GMT

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