[XML-SIG] DOM Nodes: Identity test

Andrew M. Kuchling akuchlin@cnri.reston.va.us
Fri, 26 Mar 1999 09:43:41 -0500 (EST)

Paul Prescod writes:
>I don't see how the DOM could specify something for such a
>language-specific concept. The "==" syntax has a different behaviour in
>C++, Java and Python. It doesn't even exist in Scheme. Therefore we should
>expect to choose our own behaviour based on Python semantics.

	Good point, and one which GvR agreed with when I asked him
about it.  I bow to Paul and GvR, therefore; a __cmp__ method is now
checked into the CVS tree.

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