[XML-SIG] Ugh! Why are DOM access methods spelled with a leading
Tue, 27 Jun 2000 14:32:23 -0600
> I'll be willing to give on this, however, I assert that
> a decision isn't a decision unless it's published.
> It doesn't help when the people who made the decision
> can't seem to remember what it was.
_Completely_ untrue. Can you point me to a post where someone said they don't
kow what the decision was? I _can_ point you to posts where the consensus was
summarized. See, for instance
The whole affair started in the "4DOM future" thread and continued in the
"foo.bar vs. foo.get_bar()", rounding out in the "CORBA compliance for the DOM
in Python?" thread and other sundry conversations.
> Supposedly, the
> decision was that DOM attributes are accessed as ordinary
> Python attributes, as in::
> yet several people seemed to think that attributes are obtained
> via accessor functions:
Yes. The decision was "both". See the links.
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