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   Re: ? DOM committee to "address this issue"? [Re: The Peace Process: DOM

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  • From: Tyler Baker <tyler@infinet.com>
  • To: james anderson <James.Anderson@mecomnet.de>
  • Date: Sat, 13 Feb 1999 17:59:11 -0500

james anderson wrote:

> How about an addenda to dom-level-1 which is just the java languange binding
> for the (as yet unspecified) namespace-aware name/attribute/element interface,
> also to include some arguments for the decision to model names within the
> application either as atomic or as explicit (string X string).... ?
> Chris Lovett wrote:

This is an excellent idea.  If namespaces are to be supported in the DOM, it should certainly
be in level 1 if the W3C intends on namespaces being as ubiquitous as HTML.  I personally
prefer MS's approach as it gives you the ability to create namespace aware elements and
attributes at the API level, while the SUN, Oracle, and I think IBM implementations do not as
you can only use Document.createElement(String name).


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