Re: ATVEF uri

From: Rob Glidden (robg@quadramix.com)
Date: Tue, Feb 23 1999


Message-ID: <00b401be5f4b$1fec0520$4c989ccc@default>
From: "Rob Glidden" <robg@quadramix.com>
To: "Philipp Hoschka" <ph@w3.org>, "Michael A. Dolan" <miked@tbt.com>
Cc: <www-tv@w3.org>, "Ted Wugofski" <Ted.Wugofski@OTMP.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Feb 1999 08:39:43 -0800
Subject: Re: ATVEF uri 


-----Original Message-----
From: Michael A. Dolan <miked@tbt.com>
To: Philipp Hoschka <ph@w3.org>
Cc: www-tv@w3.org <www-tv@w3.org>; Ted Wugofski <Ted.Wugofski@OTMP.com>
Date: Sunday, February 21, 1999 3:07 PM
Subject: Re: ATVEF uri


>Philipp-
>
>Excellent question.  I am pushing ATVEF that this be addressed as part of
>an overall standardization effort of all the items in the spec.
>
>Any help W3C would like to offer on this topic (pointer to the old DOM0
>document that was previously there at W3C, or other legacy DOM0 work) to
>help us define it would be greatly appreciated.

My interpretation of "DOM0" was that it was simply a reference to the
"unspecified situation before DOM", much like "DHTML" was a reference to an
unspecified collection of various features from various vendors.

So "DOM0, version 2" seems like an unfruitful pursuit.

Rob

>
>Thanks,
> Mike
>
>At 06:22 PM 2/21/99 +0100, Philipp Hoschka wrote:
>>
>>the new ATVEF 1.1 spec (dated 2 Feb) is at
>>
>>http://www.atvef.com/atvef_spec/TVE-public-1-1r26.htm
>>
>>one question: the ATVEF spec says:
>>
>>Mandatory support is required for the following standard
>>specifications:
>>
>>...
>>- DOM 0
>>...
>>
>>
>>The W3C DOM rec states
>>
>>"The term "DOM Level 0" refers to a mix (not formally specified)
>>of HTML document functionalities offered by Netscape
>>Navigator version 3.0 and Microsoft Internet Explorer version 3.0.
>>In some cases, attributes or methods have been
>>included for reasons of backward compatibility with "DOM Level 0"."
>>
>>Given that DOM level 0 is not formally specified, how can one
>>test whether it is supported in ATVEF ?
>>
>>On 15/02/1999, Ted Wugofski <Ted.Wugofski@OTMP.com>  wrote:
>>>You might want to look at the latest ATVEF specification (1.1), which
>>>provides a new and improved URI system.  Off the top of my head, the URL
>>>is http://www.atvef.com
>>>
>>>Ted
>>>
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>>>
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>>>
>>
>>
>>
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