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- From: "Didier PH Martin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: "'XML Dev'" <email@example.com>,"David Brownell" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Sun, 16 Jan 2000 03:08:06 -0500
After checking twice I discovered that you probably meant (again it may
depend for each IDL to C++ mapping.
Sorry, I was checking for getimplementation but it is more "Implementation"
which is mapped on several IDL to C++ as "get_Implementation()".
So you are right David, DOM level 1 got the capability for level or feature
support probing. However, everything that I said about the impedance
mismatch in the case of early binding about the Mozilla XPCOM, the WINE and
Microsoft DCOM, remains true. Because the node interface changed, the C++
client will simply get a system error also more commonly called an
application crash. So, the solution to have a non-changing interface to
probe the provider capabilities remains, or that W3C declare that XPCOM and
DCOM are heretics that only deserved to be excommunicated from the Web dev
Didier PH Martin
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