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   Re: Welcome, DOM!

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  • From: "Don Park" <donpark@quake.net>
  • To: "XML-Dev Mailing list" <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Fri, 2 Oct 1998 05:57:56 -0700

Tyler Baker wrote:
>Why were Attribute's changed to Attr's.  In a lot of ways this is sort of
>but verbosity in API's is almost always better than some shorthand
>You can read words but not abbreviations.  Can someone please clarify the
>motivation behind this change?  I know this sort of issue is trivial but it
>be nice to know nonetheless why this change was made.

Attribute was renamed to Attr to avoid conflict with IDL's use of the word

Simon St. Laurent wrote:
> That's quite a toolset.  How are everyone's implementations coming along?

Coming right along.  Arnold's list of PR/REC differences made a big
difference.  FYI, the Docuverse DOM SDK will be updated over the weekend to
support the REC version of the DOM spec.


Don Park

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