Reporting DOM Bugs? Be Sure to Read This!
Monday November 8th, 1999
Eric Krock has a request for anyone report DOM bugs:
"Please bookmark the below URLs!!!
If the page supports IE4/5 but not HTML 4.0/W3C DOM:
If the page supports Nav4 but not HTML 4.0/W3C DOM:
If the page is breaking because of user agent detection problems:
Likewise, if you're examining a bug report in Bugzilla and realize it's caused by these issues, mark the bug INVALID. Then use the email creation templates to notify the bug reporter and the page owner of the need to upgrade. Bugs closed as INVALID in this way count half a point in the BugAThon!
#3 More info.
Monday November 8th, 1999 4:02 PM
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This important link was missing from the article even though it was in the original message in the layout newsgroup.
Basically, implenting some of the old 4.x DOM would break standard compliant DOM due to tags with duplicate meanings. I am sure this is not the case all around. There was a discussion on all of this a few months ago and the bottom line is that the propriatary DOM is out and W3C DOM is in.
Here is Eric's before you email me link: