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Re: Attr Interface Deprecation

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Wed, 24 Jul 2013 11:09:33 -0700
Message-ID: <CADnb78hx-GReHE8+DRusTV0yhuCW5dx3aXSVQ6SWHY_Dw_q7Aw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Kellen Holmes <kellen.holmes@gmail.com>
Cc: "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
On Mon, Jul 22, 2013 at 7:39 AM, Kellen Holmes <kellen.holmes@gmail.com> wrote:
> So, I guess my question is: can you provide the rationale for such a change
> (I am mostly curious, to get a better understanding)? And, is there a better
> way to work around this change than the solutions I mentioned?

Attr was a node in the original design of the DOM mostly because it
could have child nodes. That was never implemented so keeping them
around as complex objects made no sense. We still need to see whether
this actually works compatibility-wise.

Received on Wednesday, 24 July 2013 18:10:00 UTC

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