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From Eric Hodges <harmo...@swbell.net>
Subject RE: versions of org.w3c.dom
Date Tue, 29 Aug 2000 01:02:23 GMT
Hey, it's Arnaud!  I think he's the guy that explained why they didn't just
extend the old interfaces with new ones.

Can you tell me again?  It still seems like the right thing to do.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Arnaud Le Hors [mailto:lehors@us.ibm.com]
> Sent: Monday, August 28, 2000 6:08 PM
> To: general@xml.apache.org
> Subject: Re: versions of org.w3c.dom
>
>
> I think the right term is "binary compatible". This is, implementations
> compiled against DOM Level 1 run with DOM Level 2. It's however not
> "source compatible". Implementations written for DOM Level 1 will not
> compile with DOM Level 2.
> This is only for _implementations_ though. DOM Level 1 _applications_
> will both compile and run against DOM Level 1 and DOM Level 2 without
> any problem.
> --
> Arnaud  Le Hors - IBM Cupertino, XML Technology Group
>
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