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Re: innerHTML and setTimeout

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2007 09:33:54 +1000
Message-ID: <461ACD62.7000006@lachy.id.au>
To: Dao Gottwald <dao@design-noir.de>
CC: David Dailey <david.dailey@sru.edu>, public-html@w3.org

Dao Gottwald wrote:
> innerHTML and document.write belong to the DOM spec.

document.write really does need to be in the HTML spec as it directly 
affects the parsing requirements.  innerHTML should also be part of the 
HTML spec because it's an (X)HTML specific API.  Removing either from 
the current spec would be difficult and cause more problems than it 
would solve.

Lachlan Hunt
Received on Monday, 9 April 2007 23:34:15 UTC

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