[xquery-talk] DOM level 4
wshager at gmail.com
Tue Dec 1 08:26:02 PST 2015
The models you mentioned are both Java APIs, correct? Perhaps a lot more
"beginners" use XML DOM instead of better alternatives because those aren't
widespread in other languages. HTML DOM, on the other hand, seems to be
2015-12-01 16:50 GMT+01:00 Michael Kay <mike at saxonica.com>:
> > On 1 Dec 2015, at 13:32, W.S. Hager <wshager at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Perhaps this is not the place to discuss this
> Indeed. I can't see any particular relevance to XQuery.
> > , but I was quite surprised when I stumbled upon the current DOM level 4
> spec, which deprecates 4 node types in respect to XML DOM.
> > Are these changes expected to affect XML DOM implementations?
> The DOM spec has been hijacked by the HTML crowd, who have no interest in
> XML at all.
> It's probably time we deprecated the whole XML DOM, I find it maddening
> that beginners still use it in preference to far better models like JDOM2
> and XOM, simply because the name "DOM" has brand recognition.
> Michael Kay
Lagua Web Solutions
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