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[Bug 14213] missing transitive dependencies - NodeIterator, Range, TreeWalker

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Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 23:22:13 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=14213

Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|RESOLVED                    |REOPENED
         Resolution|WONTFIX                     |

--- Comment #4 from Glenn Adams <glenn@skynav.com> 2011-09-21 23:22:12 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #3)
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> Status: Rejected
> Change Description: no spec change
> Rationale: If we were to explicitly list the transitive closure of all the
> dependencies, we'd end up referencing specs like the electrical grid, screws,
> motherboard design specs, wifi... That way lies madness.
> 
> If a reader wants to follow the references, they can follow them.

in that case, please add a general comment in 2.2.2 that indicates the
intention not to list type dependencies that obtain solely from indirect
inclusion via transitive closure

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