[XML-SIG] Reconsidering the DOM API

Paul Prescod paul@prescod.net
Wed, 28 Jun 2000 07:31:44 -0700

Walter Doerwald wrote:
> Why not put children and attribute access into __getitem__
>          c = b[0][1][0]["abc"]

Not a bad idea as syntactic sugar. We should consider it for the NEXT
version of the DOM API mapping.

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