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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,

Philippe
Received on Tuesday, 23 January 2001 14:03:52 GMT

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