Re: DOM DOM binding considered harmful, discriminates againstopen source wrote:

> Note that the same result can usually be accomplished (in Java, at least)
> by declaring a new set of interfaces, in the new package, which inherit
> from and override/extend the standard DOM API. That avoids needing to
> copy/alter the existing W3C bindings, and makes the relationship between
> your subclass and the standard DOM explicit.

Unfortunately not.  You cannot load a subinterface without loading its
superinterface(s), so they become part of the source of the program.\


John Cowan
Schlingt dreifach einen Kreis vom dies! / Schliess eurer Aug vor heiliger Schau
Den er genoss vom Honig-Tau / Und trank die Milch vom Paradies.
		-- Coleridge (tr. Politzer)

Received on Tuesday, 9 November 1999 17:55:42 UTC