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Delete all children contained by an element


  import flash.display.Sprite;
  public class Main extends Sprite{
    public function Main(){

        var novel:XML = <BOOK ISBN="0000000000">
            <AUTHOR>J, J</AUTHOR>
            <PUBLISHER>Books Ltd</PUBLISHER>
        delete novel.*;  



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