ProcessingInstruction interface represents a processing instruction; that is, a
Node which embeds an instruction targeting a specific application but that can be ignored by any other applications which don't recognize the instruction.
ProcessingInstruction nodes are only supported in XML documents, not in HTML documents. In these, a process instruction will be considered as a comment and be represented as a
Comment object in the tree.
A processing instruction may be different than the XML declaration.
Note: User-defined processing instructions cannot begin with "
xml-prefixed processing-instruction target names are reserved by the XML specification for particular, standard uses (see, for example,
is a processing instruction whose
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