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Re: New TAG issue: TagSoupIntegration-54

From: Elliotte Harold <elharo@metalab.unc.edu>
Date: Fri, 03 Nov 2006 10:20:41 -0500
Message-ID: <454B5E49.4050503@metalab.unc.edu>
To: Mike Schinkel <mikeschinkel@gmail.com>
CC: www-tag@w3.org

Mike Schinkel wrote:

> Ah, that's right, now I remember. Back a few years ago when I was pulling my
> own teeth dealing with the lack of that information in the XML DOM. It was a
> very unfortunate decision not to include them,  IMO.  :(

I actually wish a little more had been left out. The only use case that 
needs this stuff is an XML editor, and that's a very special use case. 
Every other example I've seen where people were trying to depend on 
details like this, they were in fact doing themselves moderate to severe 
damage in the process.

´╗┐Elliotte Rusty Harold  elharo@metalab.unc.edu
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