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Beginnings of a hubbub binding to libdom
Currently comprises a stubbed-out parser wrapper Todo: 1) Complete parser wrapper, such that it actually creates a DOM tree 2) Provide a hubbub-backed DOMImplementationSource svn path=/trunk/dom/; revision=3646
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+Hubbub binding for libdom
+ This is an example binding of hubbub to libdom. It consists of two,
+ orthogonal, parts:
+ 1) hubbub parser wrapper
+ 2) hubbub-specific DOMImplementationSource for libdom
+Push parser wrapper
+ This is a wrapper around hubbub's parser API, to facilitate
+ construction of a libdom DOM tree. The basic premise is that the wrapper
+ intercepts the SAX-like events emitted by hubbub's tokeniser then builds
+ a libdom DOM tree from them.
+ The DOMImplementationSource exposes the APIs needed to create a new
+ document based upon the hubbub binding. It also provides the utility
+ functions that libdom uses when performing some operations (such as
+ document normalization). This is needed as libdom is document language
+ agnostic; therefore, it requires support from the binding to perform
+ some operations.