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  <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
          <title>Mozilla XPath Example</title>   
          <script type="text/javascript" src="detect.js"></script>
          <script type="text/javascript" src="xmldom.js"></script>   
          <script type="text/javascript">
              if (isMoz) {
                  Element.prototype.selectSingleNode = function (sXPath) {
                      var oEvaluator = new XPathEvaluator();
                      var oResult = oEvaluator.evaluate(sXPath, oXmlDom.documentElement, null, XPathResult.FIRST_ORDERED_NODE_TYPE, null);
                      if (oResult != null) {
                          return oResult.singleNodeValue;
                      } else {
                          return null;
          <p>This example gets the first node matching the expression <code>employee/name</code>.</p>
          <script type="text/javascript">
              var oXmlDom = document.implementation.createDocument("","",null);
              oXmlDom.async = false;

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