Document Object Model (DOM)

The DOM being referred to in this section is the W3C Document Object Model Recommendation defined in the "Document Object Model (DOM) Level 1 Specification Version 1.0" of October 1, 1998. The URL for that document is http://www.w3.org/TR/1998/REC-DOM-Level-1-19981001.

Currently, the "Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Specification Version 1.0" is a Candidate Recommendation, whose latest version at the time of this writing was located at http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/CR-DOM-Level-2-20000510.

Caution

The DOM referred to in this section is not the only DOM around. DOM version 0, applicable to HTML, was released in 1997. XML DOM 1.0 and DOM version 0 are both different from the JavaScript DOM and the Internet Explorer 4 ...

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