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   Re: Attributes problem: getAttributes and getLength

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  • From: tpassin@home.com
  • To: "Bob Kline" <bkline@rksystems.com>, "Pen Chiang" <ppc@redix.com>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Jun 2000 07:31:03 -0400

Just to add to Bob Kline's answer to Pen Chiang

> You're seeing the correct behavior.  Order of attributes is not
> guaranteed.  And #IMPLIED really means "optional."  If the attribute
> isn't in the original (and it doesn't have a default), then you won't
> find a node for it in the tree.
The behavior Bob refers to is specified by the XML Recommendation - it's not
just the behavior of this library or the DOM.

Tom Passin

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