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From Mike Pogue <mpo...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Yet Another Xerces/Xalan question
Date Wed, 01 Mar 2000 20:24:18 GMT
Who said that XML (as defined by the W3C) is simple?  :-)


> Eric Hodges wrote:
> OK, thanks for all the help.  Another question:
> I call XPath.execute() and get back a NodeList.  I need to create a new Document and
add the nodes
> from the NodeList to it.  I can't because I get a WRONG_DOCUMENT_ERR.  The spec says
that error is
> returned "if a node is used in a different document than the one that created it (that
> support it)".  So I've looked for some way to clone the node or copy it into the Document,
but I
> dont' see anything in the spec that allows that.
> The simple question is:  how can I move elements from one document to another?
> The philosophical question:  If XML is so simple, why is DOM so complicated?

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