Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Views and Formatting Specification

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W3C Working Draft 15 November 2000

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Ray Whitmer, Netscape Communications Corporation


This specification defines the Document Object Model Views and Formatting 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 Views and Formatting Level 3 builds on the Document Object Model Views Level 2.

Status of this document

This section describes the status of this document at the time of its publication. Other documents may supersede this document. The latest status of this document series is maintained at the W3C.

This specification is a very early version of the Views and Formatting API. This document is not guarantee to be part of the DOM Level 3 specification since the Working Group is waiting for more experience and experimentation before going further.

It is a W3C Working Draft for review by W3C members and other interested parties and may act as a starting point for the future DOM Working Group if such a Group is approved by the W3C Director. 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".

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

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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