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creating XML document from scratch

From: Heather Lindsay <heather.lindsay@Trifolium.com>
Date: Tue, 30 May 2000 14:47:07 -0400
Message-ID: <D0AEC25740AAD311800A009027ABDBAE100858@MR-GARISON>
To: "'www-dom@w3.org'" <www-dom@w3.org>
	I want to create a DOM document without originally having an XML
document.  So, instead of parsing an XML document and getting the DOM
document, I want to just create an empty DOM document and then fill in
whatever elements, etc. that I need.  After extensive searching through Java
docs (Xerces implementation), it seems that creating a document from scratch
is not possible using the DOM.  Is this true or am I misunderstanding the
documentation?  I'm sorry if this question has already been answered in FAQ
or the archives but I could not find anything in either source and I just
joined this list.  Any help or clarification would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks a million in advance,

Received on Tuesday, 30 May 2000 14:56:50 UTC

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