Re: DOM binding considered harmful, discriminates against open source]

Could someone explain why free/open source would have to use different
packages. This would defeat
the portability in Java once the DOM can support full portability(version


BTW, the explanation of changes / public comments is very nice and

> -------- Original Message --------
> From: "Lauren Wood" <>
> Subject: Re: DOM DOM binding considered harmful, discriminates against
> open source
> Resent-From:
> To:
> There are actually two copyright notices for use with W3C
> specifications; one for documents and the other for software and
> DTDs/schemas.
> The software notice is at
> One possibility is to use this, with the proviso that Java bindings
> not use the org.w3c.* package, and that (as John Cowan proposed)
> a comment is added that the modified binding does not conform to
> any W3C standard.
> Would this satisfy the needs of the open source community?
> Lauren

Received on Monday, 13 December 1999 14:00:46 UTC