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Re: Type-safe iteration over the DOM in DOM 2 & 3?

From: Peter Meyer <petermeyer99@hotmail.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 20:49:01 -0000
To: keshlam@us.ibm.com, www-dom@w3c.org
Message-ID: <F116ljWwY0VnkB4ltFl0000669c@hotmail.com>
That is a pity :-) Except for traversal, it seems it works quite well with 
the existinf XML parsers where you can register class factories to create 
the appropriate element sub classes :-)


>From: "Joseph Kesselman" <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
>To: www-dom@w3c.org
>Subject: Re: Type-safe iteration over the DOM in DOM 2 & 3?
>Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2001 14:21:29 -0500
> >If you don't subclass your DOM classes heavily and
> >dynamically, it probably does not matter, but if you do,
> >it does not lead to nice code.
>Dynamically subclasing the DOM wasn't  reallyone of our usecases for DOM
>Level 2. The "Embedded DOM" work in DOM Level 3 plays into that space to
>some degree, and might address some of what you want to do.
>Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research

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