DOM - Creating Documents

Paul Prescod paul at
Wed Apr 21 16:36:51 BST 1999

Miles Sabin wrote:
> Paul Prescod wrote,
> > The non-standard line of code to get a single, reusable
> > DocumentFactory would be invoked once per program.
> Indeed, but one line is one too many. It means that to
> configure a system for a different DOM implementation
> you have to edit source code and recompile.

I wasn't very clear in my last message: I meant that for DOM 1.0 it would
have been better to require this one line to be nonstandard instead of
requiring such a central feature as document creation be nonstandard.

 Paul Prescod  - ISOGEN Consulting Engineer speaking for only himself

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