[XML-SIG] Re:DOM API conundrum

Frank J.S. Chen frank63@ms5.hinet.net
Sat, 25 Nov 2000 15:51:44 -0000

> I'm in favour of advocating the "native attributes" API, but I don't
> see to deprecate the accessor functions. If you document minidom, it
> may be reasonable not to mention them at all. However, "deprecate" to
> me means "may not be available in future versions". I don't see any
> reason to remove them from 4DOM, or discourage users from using them
> there, when they feel more comfortable with calling functions (as they
> may have learned from Java).
> Regards,
> Martin

Agreed. Different choices is a good thing.


Chen Chien-Hsun