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Re: Reinventing the wheel (an implementor point of view)
- From: Robin Berjon <email@example.com>
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Date: Tue, 27 Feb 2001 01:05:51 +0100
Arnaud Sahuguet <email@example.com> wrote:
> The DOM API should be extended to look more a like
> an XPath API, to make calls more efficient. Also
> supporting an iterator model would be great.
Unless we mean different things by iterator, DOM2 (section Traversal)
includes a NodeIterator interface. It is probably possible to optimize a
DOM implementation to have a fast get_elements_by_tagname, or at least to
quickly be able to turn a tree into a list, which is what you want for
-- robin b.
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