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Re: What is the DOM4 Attr interface used for?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Sun, 21 Feb 2016 18:48:19 +0100
Message-ID: <CADnb78jNjs+Ss8MCP20uXVXu81_FYGjadn15zcCk-9GXggnbyg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Roy Walmsley <roy.walmsley@ntlworld.com>
Cc: Sebastian Zartner <sebastianzartner@gmail.com>, "www-dom@w3.org" <www-dom@w3.org>
On Sun, Feb 21, 2016 at 11:31 AM, Roy Walmsley
<roy.walmsley@ntlworld.com> wrote:
> If the living standard supersedes level 4 then where does it tell me that?

Well, "DOM4" is a fork (and out-of-date). I didn't know it was a W3C
Recommendation, but that's likely the result of W3C violating their
own Process document (as they did before with HTML 5.0 and other

> If I go to your general standards page (https://www.w3.org/TR/#tr_DOM) I see
> nothing that tells me that the DOM specifications have been superseded.
> There is no reference to the living standard. And, on the living standards
> page (https://dom.spec.whatwg.org/) there is no reference to it superseding
> level 4.
> As a potential user and developer I need to be able to determine,
> unambiguously, and easily, what the latest, current standard is.

https://platform.html5.org/ is a pretty good overview for that.

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