external parsed entites (was: A unique ID question ?)

Lauren Wood lauren at sqwest.bc.ca
Wed Nov 10 23:10:03 GMT 1999

On 10 Nov 99, at 14:48, David Brownell wrote:

> Having just been suffering through a DOM implementation
> that actually exposes EntityReference nodes, with no way
> to turn them off and no utilities to get rid of them,
> I'd quite gladly abolish them from DOM ... ;-)

Well, you can always implement TreeWalker (part of the Level 2 
Traversal module), which has as its first use case how to navigate 
the tree without seeing entity reference nodes. Not that I disagree 
that tripping over them can be a pain, but there is now a DOM way 
of not doing so.


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