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Re: [R111-12] VoiceXML 2.1: DOM 2 reference

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2006 13:52:54 +0100
To: "Matt Oshry" <matto@tellme.com>
Cc: <www-voice@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0401v1pc8blu4m9th4f0gg60ii013efmt9@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Matt Oshry wrote:
>>* Matt Oshry wrote:
>>>DOM Level 2 core reflects the W3C recommendation that was most widely 
>>>implemented in the industry by platform vendors at the time the feature 
>>>set for VoiceXML 2.1 was agreed upon by the VBWG. DOM Level 3 builds on 
>>>DOM Level 2 but specifies a set of functionality for which there was 
>>>not broad enough implementation experience to justify referencing it 
>>>while still meeting all the requirements laid out in [2].
>>
>>Well, I did not ask to add functionality but to reference to more recent
>>specification of the same feature set. Are there technical differences
>>between DOM2 and DOM3 that hinder making reference to DOM3?
>
>The Voice Browser Working Group, in consultation with an editor of the
>DOM L2 and DOM L3 specifications, has concluded that DOM L2, a full W3C
>Recommendation, sufficiently and completely describes the functionality
>necessary for the purposes of VoiceXML 2.1.  If you feel that there are
>technical differences between DOM L2 and DOM L3 that require the VBWG to
>choose DOM L3 instead of DOM L2 for VoiceXML 2.1, please provide the
>working group with the specifics by December 22, 2005. 

This doesn't address my concern, I think you should refer to the latest
version unless there are specific reasons not to do that. You haven't so
far provided technical rationale why DOM Level 2 Core makes the better
reference here.
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