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C2 (Re: i18n reviews of DOM 3 Core and Load&Save)

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: 28 Aug 2003 14:45:21 -0400
To: Francois Yergeau <FYergeau@alis.com>
Cc: "'www-dom@w3.org'" <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1062096320.23315.175.camel@jfouffa.w3.org>

On Fri, 2003-08-08 at 11:39, Francois Yergeau wrote:
> C2) Document interface, "adoptNode()" method: the fact that this does not
> throw an INVALID_CHARACTER_ERR when a 1.0 document adopts a node containing
> names not legal in 1.0 is clarified but really bizarre. Why is this
> different from importNode()?

importNode will invoke createElement in order to create the new node and
this method can throw an INVALID_CHARACTER_ERR. This is not the case for
adoptNode, which simply change the owner of the document. This explains
this difference between importNode and adoptNode.

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