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Old November 3rd, 2005, 02:40 PM
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"DOM Implementation" just means the particular product you are using, e.g. Xerces or Oracle, as distinct from the DOM specification.

Typically the implementation knows that your attributes are IDs if the DOM was loaded using a validating parser and the DTD described them as IDs.

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