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Re: XSLT: Children of the root node

From: James Clark <jjc@jclark.com>
Date: Thu, 20 May 1999 18:51:12 +0700
Message-ID: <3743F730.C5AAFB59@jclark.com>
To: Gunnar Teege <teege@informatik.tu-muenchen.de>
CC: xsl-editors@w3.org
Gunnar Teege wrote:
> 
> Dear XSL editors,
> 
> In the XSLT WD of 21 Apr 1999 section 4.1 states, that the root node
> "has a single child which is the element node for the document element
> of the document".

That's an error.

> What about other parts of the document, such as comments and processing
> instructions in the prolog? I would expect these to be separate children
> of the root node.

Right.

> Or are they completely omitted (why?).
> 
> What about the XML declaration?

There is no node for the XML declaration (in particular it is not
represented by a processing instruction node).

James
Received on Friday, 21 May 1999 03:36:03 GMT

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