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Re: XHTML DOM

From: Philippe Le Hegaret <plh@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 19 Feb 2004 12:15:29 -0500
To: Olle Olsson <olleo@sics.se>
Cc: WWW DOM <www-dom@w3.org>
Message-Id: <1077210928.20251.165.camel@jfouffa.w3.org>
On Wed, 2004-01-28 at 12:50, Olle Olsson wrote:
> [[ Forwarding actual content failed in previous try. Explicitly pasting 
> content in this second try /olle ]
> 
> I have seen a few references to "XHTML DOM".
> 
> Question: Now, is this (1) some specific topic under consideration, 
> or is it just (2) "the ordinary DOM that happens to be used for XHTML 
> documents, so nothing special is to be done"?

XHTML 1.0 is an XML application and therefore the XML module of DOM can
be used to manipulate it. DOM Level 2 HTML is intended for HTML 4.01 and
XHTML 1.0 documents. Therefore, a DOM implementation can expose the XML
and HTML interfaces at the same time (see [1]).

Philippe

[1] 
http://www.w3.org/TR/2003/REC-DOM-Level-2-HTML-20030109/html.html#ID-5353782642


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