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Re: complexity

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 21 Apr 2004 21:11:43 +0000 (UTC)
To: David Woolley <david@djwhome.demon.co.uk>
Cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0404212057380.3299@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 21 Apr 2004, David Woolley wrote:
>>
>> No, DOM Level 0 is pretty interoperable.
>
> Where is it specified?

O'Reilly books, MSDN, Netscape documentation, etc.


> However the key points I was making is that it is manipulation of
> objects representing the browser, rather than manipulating the document,
> that are implicated when pages produce blank screens or dead links, and
> that, because they don't manipulate the document, they have been
> considered out of scope for W3C standardisation.

I neither really think that is true, nor that it is relevant.

Mostly it's DOM manipulation stuff. But in any case, my point was that
pages depend on scripting. It doesn't matter what kind of scripting.

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