1) The "window" object is usually implemented as the DOM defaultView:
In addition, although the "window" object itself may not be codified in the spec, it implements the EventTarget interface, and the addEventListener method IS part of the DOM spec.
2) document.documentElement is a part of the DOM Core Level 2, as Aseem Kishore pointed out.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Cheney, Edward A SSG RES USAR USARC" <austin.cheney@...> wrote:
> 1) If you attempting to access a window object you are not using the DOM. The DOM is based upon the document object as the tree root.
> 2) There exists no such thing, at least in accordance with standards, as document.documentElement. Instead try
> document.getElementById("theIDvaluehere").innerHTML = "your string to output here";