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RE: 1.2 uDOM

From: James Bentley <James.Bentley@guideworkstv.com>
Date: Wed, 8 Dec 2004 10:50:28 -0700
Message-ID: <687B7858C99ED711B87B00B0D0D1C922C0FE75@LAMBIC>
To: 'Robin Berjon' <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Cc: "'www-svg@w3.org'" <www-svg@w3.org>

Would it make sense to move getElementById to
SVGDocument then?

-----Original Message-----
From: Robin Berjon [mailto:robin.berjon@expway.fr]
Sent: Wednesday, December 08, 2004 10:49 AM
To: James Bentley
Cc: 'www-svg@w3.org'
Subject: Re: 1.2 uDOM


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 17:56:36 GMT

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