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Re: L3 Core Document comments (fatal error)

From: Curt Arnold <carnold@houston.rr.com>
Date: Tue, 05 Aug 2003 21:36:03 -0500
Message-ID: <3F306993.90609@houston.rr.com>
To: www-dom@w3.org


>>normalizeDocument: "Note that this method does not generate fatal errors"
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>>Should this be "does not raise exceptions"
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>No, normalizeDocument does not declare exceptions anyway. This method
>generates DOMErrors instead. Since we have 3 categories of errors on
>DOMError, we needed to be explicit that receiving a fatal error DOMError
>when using normalizeDocument will never happen, unlike the load
>operation in LS.
>
>[other issues added to the issues list]
>
>Philippe
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Without having spent much time with DOMError, my first interpretation of 
"fatal error" is along the lines of:

System.out.println("Fatal Error");
System.exit(1);

"fatal DOMError", "does not dispatch fatal errors to the 
DOMErrorHandler" or something along those lines would have provided a 
clue that the traditional definition was not intended.
Received on Tuesday, 5 August 2003 22:36:04 GMT

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