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RE: DOM language independence?

From: David Norris <kg9ae@geocities.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 1998 12:10:38 -0500
To: "Walter Ian Kaye" <walter@natural-innovations.com>
Cc: <www-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <000a01bdb013$7d1c0f20$58d628cf@illusionary.dyn.ml.org>
Having the words concatenated into a single string, for most
programming/scripting languages, is necessary or at least good practice.  I
know that there are many scripting languages that allow spaces, hyphens,
underscores, etc in the naming conventions, but, a standardized naming
convention shouldn't hurt.  Obviously, Applescript won't be rewritten to
suit these requirements(suggestions?).  But, Applescript is a rather odd
language when compared to many other scripting languages.  Pseudo-natural
language scripts do not seem too common in today's world.  I would imagine
that they are a nightmare for a script parser to understand, as well.
Humans and CPUs often don't think alike.

,David Norris

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