getting element value in DOM

Eric Bohlman ebohlman at
Sat Nov 6 00:38:22 GMT 1999

On Fri, 5 Nov 1999, Hokkun Pang wrote:

> I have read the DOM level 1 a couple times but I simply don't
> see the API for accessing the entity value.
> Suppose I am parsing this:
> 	<email>abc at</email>
> which API should I use to get the 'abc at'?

"abc at" is the value ('data' property) of a Text node which is the
first child of the Element node whose tagName is 'email'), so assuming
that MyElement is the Element node, you'd access the value (FSVO language
binding) as

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