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   Re: Fw: "Clean Specs"

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  • From: Tim Bray <tbray@textuality.com>
  • To: XML List <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Mon, 08 Feb 1999 12:42:00 -0800

At 03:29 PM 2/8/99 -0500, Tyler Baker wrote:
>What I am saying here is that if you make a call to:
>Document.createElement(String name);
>What are you to do here?  Do you throw in an expanded name, or do you throw in a QName which
>should be expanded by the DOM?  These are not clarified:

The current rev of the DOM spec has no support for namespaces.  
Tyler Baker is correct in his statements that until it does, 
wrangling namespace-containing documents via the DOM is going
to be a pain in the butt.

I kind of suspect the DOM folks are hearing about this from
several directions. -Tim

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