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Re: 1.2 uDOM

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Wed, 08 Dec 2004 12:49:29 -0500
Message-ID: <41B73EA9.6060001@expway.fr>
To: James Bentley <James.Bentley@guideworkstv.com>
Cc: "'www-svg@w3.org'" <www-svg@w3.org>

James Bentley wrote:
> For DOM::Document, shouldn't getElementById throw a DOMException (with code
> of NOT_FOUND_ERR)?

No, not finding an ID is nothing exceptional, it just returns null.

> Also, since Document has the method getElementById, shouldn't DOM::Element
> have the DOMString id attribute - not SVGElement?

The notion of a single ID attribute for all of XML didn't exist when the 
DOM came to be, and therefore we can currently only guarantee to know 
about SVG ones.

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Robin Berjon
Received on Wednesday, 8 December 2004 17:50:00 GMT

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