Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Traversal and Range Specification

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W3C Proposed Recommendation 27 September, 2000

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Vidur Apparao, Netscape Communications Corporation
Mike Champion, Arbortext and Software AG
Joe Kesselman, IBM
Jonathan Robie, Texcel Research and Software AG
Peter Sharpe, SoftQuad Software Inc.


This specification defines the Document Object Model Level 2 Traversal and Range, a platform- and language-neutral interface that allows programs and scripts to dynamically traverse and identify a range of content in a document. The Document Object Model Level 2 Traversal and Range builds on the Document Object Model Level 2 Core [DOM Level 2 Core].

The DOM Level 2 Traversal and Range is made of two modules. The two modules contains specialized interfaces dedicaced to traversing the document structure and identify a range in a document.

Status of this document

This is a W3C Proposed Recommendation for review by W3C members and other interested parties. W3C Advisory Committee Members are invited to send formal comments, visible only to the W3C Team, to dom-review@w3.org until October 25, 2000.

Comments on this document are invited and are to be sent to the public mailing list www-dom@w3.org. An archive is available at http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-dom/.

Publication as a Proposed Recommendation does not imply endorsement by the W3C membership. This is still a draft document and may be updated, replaced or obsoleted by other documents at any time. It is inappropriate to cite W3C Proposed Recommendations as other than "work in progress."

This document has been produced as part of the W3C DOM Activity. The authors of this document are the DOM WG members. Different modules of the Document Object Model have different editors.

A list of current W3C Recommendations and other technical documents can be found at http://www.w3.org/TR.

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