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Platinum Edition Using XHTML™, XML, and Java™ 2 by Andrew H. Watt, Mike Morgan, Jim O'Donnell, Eric Ladd

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Web Browser Object Model

As discussed previously, the Document Object Model used by each version of Netscape Navigator and Microsoft Internet Explorer lies at the heart of their implementations of Dynamic HTML. Netscape's early implementation used in Navigator 4, and its extensions, were not as extensive as Microsoft's. Still, a number of important extensions enable you to increase capability in your HTML documents. Navigator 6's object model is much more extensive, although probably still not quite up to that of Microsoft, but adheres much more closely to the established standards.

Microsoft's object model, on the other hand, is a much more significant extension of the object models of the past for either browser, and is also being enhanced ...

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