Interface name quandry ...

david at david at
Wed Nov 4 22:27:45 GMT 1998

[cross-postings removed]

Miles Sabin writes:

 > I'm working on a number of Java APIs which operate
 > on documents and their DOM representations relying
 > on only the intersection of the properties of XML
 > and HTML, and I've been racking my brains for a
 > good name that covers both HTML and XML, but isn't
 > as general as SGML.
 > Has anybody got any suggestions?

I think that the DOM calls these the "fundamental" node types, but I
don't have the REC in front of me right now to check.

All the best,


David Megginson                 david at

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