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  <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN">
          <title>Mozilla XML DOM Example</title>
          <script type="text/javascript">
          Document.prototype.loadXML = function (sXml) {
              var oParser = new DOMParser();
              var oXmlDom = oParser.parseFromString(sXml, "text/xml");
              while (this.firstChild) {
              for (var i=0; i < oXmlDom.childNodes.length; i++) {
                  var oNewNode = this.importNode(oXmlDom.childNodes[i], true);
          <p>This example loads an XML file using <code>loadXML()</code>.</p>
          <script type="text/javascript">
              var oXmlDom = document.implementation.createDocument("","",null);
              alert("Tag name of the root element is " + oXmlDom.documentElement.tagName);
              alert("The root element has this many children: " + oXmlDom.documentElement.childNodes.length);

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