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Re: DOM XPath and Text nodes

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2011 20:47:10 +0200
To: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.v1rfswxb64w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Tue, 13 Sep 2011 20:38:38 +0200, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>  
wrote:
> * Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> The couple of bugs filed against Opera indicated authors did expect what
>> Firefox is doing.
>
> Well, if those reports offer interesting reasoning you are welcome to
> share the reasoning, but beyond that it's not very interesting; people
> who expect the Opera behavior are not likely to tell you to change it,
> and they can't offer opposing views either as the bugs are not public.

I think it would be more interesting if Gecko or WebKit had bug reports  
requesting them to match Opera's behavior.

So far I found one bug on Gecko where they do something funny with empty  
Text nodes and it seems they would have been better off if it just  
returned the Text node (albeit empty) instead:

   https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=388415


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Tuesday, 13 September 2011 18:47:36 GMT

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