W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > www-dom@w3.org > October to December 2001

Re: What is the meaning of the DOM ECMAScript binding?

From: Joseph Kesselman <keshlam@us.ibm.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2001 08:59:23 -0500
To: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <OF21A249D0.0E9E842F-ON85256AFF.004C6828@pok.ibm.com>

The first line of Neil's example:

>var myDocument = window.document;  // Document object

is outside the scope of the DOM API, and is determined by whatever API
defined the behavior of the window object (and whoever created that object
in turn).

In fact, I think browsers' own ECMAScript APIs are currently fairly
consistant in this regard -- but the DOM per se can't make any promises in
that area.

______________________________________
Joe Kesselman  / IBM Research
Received on Friday, 9 November 2001 09:00:01 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Friday, 22 June 2012 06:13:55 GMT