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Re: How can I create a HTMLDocument from the DOMImplementation

From: Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 2009 19:52:57 -0700
Message-ID: <6fc58d0d0908191952s4ba9f33er55521c546a82649c@mail.gmail.com>
To: Bo Yang <struggleyb.nku@gmail.com>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, www-dom@w3.org
On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 7:34 PM, Bo Yang<struggleyb.nku@gmail.com> wrote:
>> In addition to being unintuitive, it's sort of terrible JavaScript API
>> design besides. It'd be more idiomatic for the Document constructor to
>> take a bag of arguments. E.g.:
>>   var d = new Document({ mimetype: "text/html", ... });
> Is there any method like above? I think the spec point out the only
> way to create a document is to call
> DOMImplementation.createDocument("..."). :)

There's no API like the one I suggest in any existing spec. I was only
pointing out the mis-design in the DOM.

Received on Thursday, 20 August 2009 02:53:36 UTC

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