This specification defines the Document Object Model Core Level 3, a platform- and language-neutral interface that allows programs and scripts to dynamically access and update the content, structure and style of documents. The Document Object Model Core Level 3 builds on the Document Object Model Core Level 2.
This document is the first public working draft of the Level 3 API.
It is a W3C Working Draft for review by W3C members and other interested parties and acts as a starting point for the future DOM Working Group, should it be approved or not by the W3C Members. It is a draft document and may be updated, replaced, or obsoleted by other documents at any time. It is inappropriate to use W3C Working Drafts as reference material or to cite them 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.