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From Stefan Bodewig <>
Subject Re: Why Properties became immutable
Date Fri, 21 Jul 2000 08:58:00 GMT
>>>>> "FG" == Fergus Gallagher <> writes:

 FG>  From what I remember of the (pre 1.1) source code, the
 FG> properties manager looks up all the <properties> tags at the
 FG> start, then walks through all the targets.  But if the parsing
 FG> model were to walk through the DOM in order, then the above would
 FG> work.

This is what happens already now, only difference is that all property
tags explicitly check whether a property of that name exist and
convert themselves to a no op if one is found.


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