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

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W3C Recommendation 13 November, 2000

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Joe Kesselman, IBM
Jonathan Robie, Texcel Research and Software AG
Mike Champion, Arbortext and Software AG
Peter Sharpe, SoftQuad Software Inc.
Vidur Apparao, Netscape Communications Corp.
Lauren Wood, SoftQuad Software Inc., WG Chair


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

The DOM Level 2 Traversal and Range specification is composed of two modules. The two modules contain specialized interfaces dedicated to traversing the document structure and identifying and manipulating a range in a document.

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 document has been reviewed by W3C Members and other interested parties and has been endorsed by the Director as a W3C Recommendation. It is a stable document and may be used as reference material or cited as a normative reference from another document. W3C's role in making the Recommendation is to draw attention to the specification and to promote its widespread deployment. This enhances the functionality and interoperability of the Web.

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

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The English version of this specification is the only normative version. Information about translations of this document is available at http://www.w3.org/2000/11/DOM-Level-2-translations.

The list of known errors in this document is available at http://www.w3.org/2000/11/DOM-Level-2-errata

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

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