Repost: DOM XML Level 1 question

Siping Liu siping.liu at
Fri Apr 24 15:34:56 BST 1998

Hi there,

I posted this question yestoday and yet to get any reply. Here it goes again.
you know the answer please help.

Siping Liu wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm trying to implement the DOM interface on the listener side of the
> SAX interface. The
> DOM Core Level 1 interface looks clear enough to me. But I get confused
> by the
> definition in DOM XML Level 1, especially "XMLNode" -- why isn't it
> derived from
> "Note"? Can I traverse a tree with this interface and how? Why does it
> have
> this "getEntityReference()"  method, I don't see the concept of having
> an "entity reference"
> attached to each node (such as an element) in XML spec.
> Thanks for your help.
> Siping Liu
> siping.liu at

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