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Type of tree in DOM parser

Anand Kapadi
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Hi,
The DOM parser loads the xml file into a tree.I want to know what kind of tree is constructed in this case.Is it a balanced tree or any other kind of tree?
Can anyone please provide some input?
Thanks,
William Brogden
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The tree constructed is an exact duplicate of the XML document tree structure (including many nodes you may not be expecting). Nothing magic is going on to rearrange any data.

I suggest you become VERY familiar with the javadocs for org.w3c.dom - especially the Node interface and the very useful table in the Node javadocs.

Bill
 
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