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Re: DOM appendChild question

"David E. Cleary" wrote:
> Should it be possible to append a node to itself?
> I.E. a.appendChild(a);
> The DOM specifies that it is an error to try and append an ancestor of a
> node as a child, but says nothing about whether the nodes are one in the
> same. Is this a bug in the DOM spec, or should this work?

It is a bug in the DOM spec. See the errata list [1], core-6, core-7 and

[1] http://www.w3.org/2000/11/DOM-Level-2-errata