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[whatwg] Request for new DOM property textarea.selectionText

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Sun, 29 Apr 2012 23:30:20 -0400
Message-ID: <4F9E074C.2090300@mit.edu>
On 4/29/12 11:24 PM, David Young wrote:
> It seems that the text contents of a<textarea>, at least, could be
> properly in the DOM?

Not really: when you type in a textarea, that doesn't change its actual 
DOM kids.  Both per spec, and in UAs, and web content depends on this.

-Boris
Received on Sunday, 29 April 2012 20:30:20 GMT

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