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  41 
  42 package org.w3c.dom.ranges;
  43 
  44 /**
  45  * <p>See also the <a href='http://www.w3.org/TR/2000/REC-DOM-Level-2-Traversal-Range-20001113'>Document Object Model (DOM) Level 2 Traversal and Range Specification</a>.
  46  * @since 9, DOM Level 2
  47  */
  48 public interface DocumentRange {
  49     /**
  50      * This interface can be obtained from the object implementing the
  51      * <code>Document</code> interface using binding-specific casting
  52      * methods.
  53      * @return The initial state of the Range returned from this method is
  54      *   such that both of its boundary-points are positioned at the
  55      *   beginning of the corresponding Document, before any content. The
  56      *   Range returned can only be used to select content associated with
  57      *   this Document, or with DocumentFragments and Attrs for which this
  58      *   Document is the <code>ownerDocument</code>.
  59      */
  60     public Range createRange();
  61 
  62 }
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