Many people contributed to the DOM specifications (Level 1, 2 or 3), including participants of the DOM Working Group and the DOM Interest Group. We especially thank the following:
Andrew Watson (Object Management Group), Andy Heninger (IBM), Angel Diaz (IBM), Arnaud Le Hors (W3C and IBM), Ashok Malhotra (IBM and Microsoft), Ben Chang (Oracle), Bill Smith (Sun), Bill Shea (Merrill Lynch), Bob Sutor (IBM), Chris Lovett (Microsoft), Chris Wilson (Microsoft), David Brownell (Sun), David Ezell (Hewlett-Packard Company), David Singer (IBM), Dimitris Dimitriadis (Improve AB and invited expert), Don Park (invited), Elena Litani (IBM), Eric Vasilik (Microsoft), Gavin Nicol (INSO), Ian Jacobs (W3C), James Clark (invited), James Davidson (Sun), Jared Sorensen (Novell), Jeroen van Rotterdam (X-Hive Corporation), Joe Kesselman (IBM), Joe Lapp (webMethods), Joe Marini (Macromedia), Johnny Stenback (Netscape/AOL), Jon Ferraiolo (Adobe), Jonathan Marsh (Microsoft), Jonathan Robie (Texcel Research and Software AG), Kim Adamson-Sharpe (SoftQuad Software Inc.), Lauren Wood (SoftQuad Software Inc., former Chair), Laurence Cable (Sun), Mark Davis (IBM), Mark Scardina (Oracle), Martin Dürst (W3C), Mary Brady (NIST), Mick Goulish (Software AG), Mike Champion (Arbortext and Software AG), Miles Sabin (Cromwell Media), Patti Lutsky (Arbortext), Paul Grosso (Arbortext), Peter Sharpe (SoftQuad Software Inc.), Phil Karlton (Netscape), Philippe Le Hégaret (W3C, W3C Team Contact and former Chair), Ramesh Lekshmynarayanan (Merrill Lynch), Ray Whitmer (iMall, Excite@Home, and Netscape/AOL, Chair), Rezaur Rahman (Intel), Rich Rollman (Microsoft), Rick Gessner (Netscape), Rick Jelliffe (invited), Rob Relyea (Microsoft), Scott Isaacs (Microsoft), Sharon Adler (INSO), Steve Byrne (JavaSoft), Tim Bray (invited), Tim Yu (Oracle), Tom Pixley (Netscape/AOL), Vidur Apparao (Netscape), Vinod Anupam (Lucent).
After publication of this document as Working Group Note in November 2003, the participants of the WebAPI Working Group resumed development of this document:
Anne van Kesteren (Opera Software), Arun Ranganathan (AOL), Björn Höhrmann, Charles McCathieNevile (Opera Software, Co-Chair), Christophe Jolif (ILOG), Dean Jackson (W3C, W3C Team Contact), Doug Schepers (Vectoreal), Gorm Haug Eriksen (Opera Software), Ian Davis (Talis Information Limited), Ian Hickson (Google), John Robinson (AOL), Jonas Sicking (Mozilla Foundation), Luca Mascaro (HTML Writers Guild), Maciej Stachowiak (Apple Computer), Marc Hadley (Sun Microsystems), Michael Shenfield (Research In Motion), Robin Berjon, (Expway, Co-Chair) , Scott Hayman (Research In Motion), Stéphane Sire (IntuiLab), T.V. Raman (Google),
Thanks to all those who have helped to improve this specification by sending suggestions and corrections (Please, keep bugging us with your issues!).
Many thanks to Brad Pettit, Dylan Schiemann, David Flanagan, Steven Pemberton, Curt Arnold, Al Gilman, Misha Wolf, Sigurd Lerstad, Michael B. Allen, Alexander J. Vincent, Martin Dürst, Ken Rehor, and, Cameron McCormack, for their review and comments of this document.
Special thanks to the DOM Conformance Test Suites contributors: Fred Drake, Mary Brady (NIST), Rick Rivello (NIST), Robert Clary (Netscape), Neil Delima (IBM), with a special mention to Curt Arnold.
This specification was written in XML. The HTML, OMG IDL, Java and ECMAScript bindings were all produced automatically.
Thanks to Joe English, author of cost, which was used as the basis for producing DOM Level 1. Thanks also to Gavin Nicol, who wrote the scripts which run on top of cost. Arnaud Le Hors and Philippe Le Hégaret maintained the scripts.
Thanks also to Jan Kärrman, author of html2ps, which we use in creating the PostScript version of the specification.