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On Mar 31, 2006, at 3:45 PM, Elliotte Harold wrote:
> Of course. No method overloading. Think createElement,
> createElementNS, etc. Java and C++ wouldn;t desing an API like that.
FWIW. This is as much an issue of supporting namespaces as anything
else... they're a wart that shouldn't have made it too.
That said, there were a lot of tradeoffs made, but again, it was a
case of good enough is good enough for the most part.