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Re: removeChild and <use> question

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Jan 2010 15:31:12 -0600
Message-ID: <da131fde1001121331t56645debq31d2c139c1f4a08e@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Boris,

Thanks for the explanations.

On Tue, Jan 12, 2010 at 3:28 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> On 1/12/10 4:08 PM, Jeff Schiller wrote:
>> would result in someUsePointingToFoo still holding a reference to a
>> <use>  element, but it is now detached from the DOM
>
> Not at all.  It's in the DOM just fine.  However its cloned instance tree is
> now gone.  It's the same as if you had a <use xlink:href="#foo"> and had no
> node with id="foo" in the document.
>

Ok, I took Patrick's email to mean that the use element itself was
removed from the DOM.  This is what I found odd.

Jeff
Received on Tuesday, 12 January 2010 21:31:48 GMT

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