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Re: Errors in Appendix B: Glossary of REC-DOM-Level-1-19981001

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2001 14:03:52 -0500
Message-ID: <3A6DD598.9AE8280D@w3.org>
To: MMiller@trsystems.com
Cc: www-dom@w3.org
MMiller@trsystems.com wrote:
> Please see highlighted typographical errors:
> descendant
>         A descendant node of any node A is any node below A in a tree model
> of a document, where "above" means "toward the root."  shouldn't his read:
>         where "below" means "away from the root."

Good catch. This an erratum for DOM Level 1 and 2.
> equivalence
>         Two nodes are equivalent if they have the same node type and same
> node name. Also, if the nodes contain data, that must be the same. Finally,
> if the nodes have attributes then collection of attribute names must be the
> same and the attributes corresponding by name must be equivalent as nodes.
> Two nodes are deeply equivalent if they are equivalent, the child node lists
> are equivalent are equivalent as NodeList objects, and the pairs of
> equivalent attributes must in fact be deeply equivalent. Two NodeList
> objects are equivalent if they have the same length, and the nodes
> corresponding by index are deeply equivalent. Two NamedNodeMap objects are
> equivalent if they are have the same length, they have same collection of
> names, and the nodes corresponding by name in the maps are deeply
> equivalent. Two DocumentType nodes are equivalent if they are equivalent as
> nodes, have the same names, and have equivalent entities and attributes
> NamedNodeMap objects.
> root node
>         The root node is the unique node that is not a child of any other
> node. All other nodes are children or other descendents of the root node.
> [XML <http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-xml> ]
>         Isn't descendents misspelled? Shouldn't it be "descendants"?

It has been fixed (but not reported in the errata list, oups).

Thanks for your error report,

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