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From Eric Hodges <harmo...@swbell.net>
Subject Re: How to deal with differences in DOM implementations?
Date Fri, 03 Mar 2000 22:15:09 GMT
So I'm out of luck?  I can't swap Sun's DOM 1 support with Apache's?

I don't want to use the DOM 2 support from Apache.  Is there a way to just
get the DOM level 1 API?

----- Original Message -----
From: Arnaud Le Hors <lehors@us.ibm.com>
To: <general@xml.apache.org>
Sent: Friday, March 03, 2000 4:17 PM
Subject: Re: How to deal with differences in DOM implementations?

> Eric Hodges wrote:
> >
> > That's not the problem.
> Yes, it is.
> > I know DOM 1 doesn't specify how to create a
> > document. The problem is with the
> > doc.getDocumentElement().appendChild(node) vs doc.appendChild(node).
> > wants me to do the first, Sun wants me to the second.
> But this is because the DOM Level 2 spec says that the createDocument()
> method, that xerces supports, not only creates the Document node itself
> but also the root element node (which you get a hand on by calling
> getDocumentElement()). While, I guess, Sun's newDocument() method on the
> other hand only create the Document node and leave it to the user to
> create and append the root element.
> --
> Arnaud  Le Hors - IBM Cupertino, XML Technology Group

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