Confusion while implementing the DOM.

Miles Sabin msabin at
Wed Jun 2 14:36:16 BST 1999

Andrew Douglas wrote,
> The standard I've got states that a DocumentFragment is 
> a Node (or at least, it does in the Java headers I've 
> got).  That was my mistake, I think.

No mistake. A DocumentFragment *is* a Node. But if you
try and insert it into the tree, you'll find that a
conforming implementation will throw a

> Plus, it seemed like fun and a good way of learning how 
> it all fits in

The best way to learn an API is to implement it :-)



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