W3C WD-DOM/requirements-19980318

Document Object Model Requirements

W3C Working Draft

18 March, 1998

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Lauren Wood, SoftQuad, Inc.


Jared Sorensen, Novell, Inc.
Lauren Wood, SoftQuad, Inc.

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Steve Byrne, JavaSoft
Mike Champion, ArborText, Inc.
Rick Gessner, Netscape
Scott Isaacs, Microsoft
Arnaud Le Hors, W3C
Gavin Nicol, INSO
Peter Sharpe, SoftQuad, Inc
Jared Sorensen, Novell
Bob Sutor, IBM


This is a W3C Working Draft for review by W3C members and other interested parties. 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 is work in progress and does not imply endorsement by, or the consensus of, either W3C or members of the DOM working group.


This document defines the high-level requirements for the Document Object Model (DOM). It is part of the Document Object Model Specification

Table of contents

1 Document Object Model Requirements
    1.1 General Requirements
    1.2 Structure Navigation
    1.3 Document Manipulation
    1.4 Content Manipulation
    1.5 Event Model [After Level 1]
    1.6 Stylesheet Object Model [After Level 1]
    1.7 DTD Manipulation
    1.8 Error Reporting
    1.9 Security, Validity and Privacy
    1.10 Document Meta Information
    1.11 UA Information