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Re: ownerDocument property

From: Johnny Stenback <jst@netscape.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Jul 2000 15:56:23 +0300
Message-ID: <3961DEF7.246E7DCE@netscape.com>
To: "K. Ari Krupnikov" <ari@iln.net>
CC: www-dom@w3.org
"K. Ari Krupnikov" wrote:
> 
> Can someone shed some light on the ownerDocument of nodes created by a
> DocumentFragment?
> 
> The Rec says the DocumentFragment interface extends the Document
> interface but says little about DocumentFragmnet implementation.
> DocumentFragment inherits all createXxx methods of Document. Should its
> implementation of these methods be different, or can it delegate them to
> Document? Specifically, what should be in the ownerDocument of these
> newly created Nodes - the DocumentFragment that created them, or the
> DocumentFragment's ownerDocument?
> 

According to the DOM Level 1 spec and the current DOM Level 2 CR, the
DocumentFragment does *not* inherit Document, it simply inherits Node.
IOW there are no createXXX methods on document fragments.

See:

  http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-DOM-Level-1/level-one-core.html#ID-B63ED1A3
  http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-2/core.html#ID-B63ED1A3

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> 
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jst
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