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RE: CDATA sections in W3C XML Infoset
- From: Richard Lanyon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: Gavin Thomas Nicol <email@example.com>
- Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 09:13:10 +0100 (BST)
On Wed, 28 Mar 2001, Gavin Thomas Nicol wrote:
> > I think there should be a standard way to
> > normalize a DOM tree so that CDATASection
> > nodes disappear.
> While I can see that value in this, I have a
> Given that the DOM allows adjacent Text nodes unless
> normalise() is called, and CDATASection nodes extend
> the interfaces of Text, how would your processing
> change if you just dealt with Text alone?
It wouldn't, necessarily, but presumably an implementation of
normalize() has a chance of being more efficient than doing the same
thing by creating new nodes and replacing old ones using DOM calls.
Richard Lanyon, Software Engineer DecisionSoft Ltd.
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