ParentNode inherits from ChildNode and adds the capability of having child nodes. Not every node in the DOM can have children, so only nodes that can should inherit from this class and pay the price for it. <P> ParentNode, just like NodeImpl, also implements NodeList, so it can return itself ...
@author Tweety A class representing a node in a meta-data tree, which implements the <a HREF="../../../../api/org/w3c/dom/Element.html"> <p> Namespaces are ignored in this implementation. The terms "tag name" and "node name" are always considered to be synonymous. @version 1.0
@author <a HREF="mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org">Philipp Meier</a> Date: 10.10.2003 Time: 19:46:43