jhunter at collab.net
Thu Apr 26 11:06:55 PDT 2001
philip.nelson at omniresources.com wrote:
> > The logic is that Element is "busy enough" as is. If you want
> > conversion you can get the attribute as an Attribute and then have
> > access to additional methods. Element retains just one convenience
> > method.
> Now that Alex is looking to putting this sort of functionality in a helper
> class, would it make sense to remove it from Attribute as well? I don't
> remember the signatures well enough to know if this was what Alex is
> thinking but it seems to be a possibility.
Move it from the core into a non-core component? I would think
attribute data conversion merits a place in the core.
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