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   Re: Documents and Document Fragments

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  • From: Lauren Wood <lauren@sqwest.bc.ca>
  • To: xml-dev@ic.ac.uk
  • Date: Wed, 24 Feb 1999 11:17:50 -0800

Tim.Shaw@wdr.com wrote:

> A document fragment is a lightweight document (as defined by W3C
> REC-DOM-Level-1-19981001). These fragments may be used for numerous purposes -
> including creating (by 'insertion') other documents.
> A document fragment need not be WF - but (presumably) they must represent at
> least one <tag></tag> type construct as they are also Nodes

No; the DOM spec defines its document fragment as having the same
potential content as a parsed entity, i.e. some mixture of text,
elements, comments, PIs, etc. It does not need to have a root
element, or indeed any elements at all. It could just consist of one
comment, or some text.



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