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Subject: Re: Beginners question: Koala XSL-Engine and <xsl:process select>
From: Chris Maden <crism@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 22 Oct 1998 18:31:48 -0400 (EDT)
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[Tyler Baker]
> That is one way of doing things I suppose, but I don't like this at
> all as it is confusing to deal with.  It still seems silly to have
> to refer to the root node when only one element of a particular type
> can be the document element.  Referring to the document element like
> any other node makes working with the DOM a bit of a kludge since
> you have to essentially create a dummy node that lives on top of the
> document element.

Where do you put comments and processing instructions that are
siblings of the document element?  Where do you put information about
the DTD (in a data model that provides that information)?

It makes sense for things that are siblings of the document element to
be represented as siblings, so there needs to be some object that
contains them.  That is the root element.

-Chris
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