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==Belonging to a document==
 
==Belonging to a document==
 
Andy, you said: "If the element belongs to a document"--how do you know if it does?  By using '''getDocumentURI'''? The preceding paragraph seems to imply that you will always get a result using '''get..URI'''; but this sentence seems to imply that sometimes it won't. When would it not belong to a document and what would '''get..URI''' do in that case?  [[User:Elf|Elf]] 11:02, 23 March 2007 (PDT)
 
Andy, you said: "If the element belongs to a document"--how do you know if it does?  By using '''getDocumentURI'''? The preceding paragraph seems to imply that you will always get a result using '''get..URI'''; but this sentence seems to imply that sometimes it won't. When would it not belong to a document and what would '''get..URI''' do in that case?  [[User:Elf|Elf]] 11:02, 23 March 2007 (PDT)
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The complete sentence is "If the element belongs to a document then it is safe to assume that the element is a '''domCOLLADA''' element.":
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*This sentence is in the paragraph discussing parent elements, and it's not clear how this info is related to the parent.
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*What is a domCOLLADA element and why is it important to know whether you can assume it?
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[[User:Elf|Elf]] 11:16, 23 March 2007 (PDT)
  
 
==Terminology questions==
 
==Terminology questions==

Revision as of 18:16, 23 March 2007

Belonging to a document

Andy, you said: "If the element belongs to a document"--how do you know if it does? By using getDocumentURI? The preceding paragraph seems to imply that you will always get a result using get..URI; but this sentence seems to imply that sometimes it won't. When would it not belong to a document and what would get..URI do in that case? Elf 11:02, 23 March 2007 (PDT)

The complete sentence is "If the element belongs to a document then it is safe to assume that the element is a domCOLLADA element.":

  • This sentence is in the paragraph discussing parent elements, and it's not clear how this info is related to the parent.
  • What is a domCOLLADA element and why is it important to know whether you can assume it?

Elf 11:16, 23 March 2007 (PDT)

Terminology questions

  • Is "COLLADA Object Model" the same as "COLLADA DOM"?
  • Is "Reflective Object System" a component of COLLADA, or of COLLADA DOM?

Elf 11:08, 23 March 2007 (PDT)