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[whatwg] cross-domain scrollIntoView on frames and iframes

From: Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Apr 2009 09:48:18 -0700
Message-ID: <6fc58d0d0904140948w75a5313fnbe1bab8caeb72354@mail.gmail.com>
On Thu, Apr 9, 2009 at 6:21 AM, Jon Barnett <jonbarnett at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 6, 2009 at 3:51 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas at sicking.cc> wrote:
>>
>> >From my point of view I'm not sure how interesting this whole feature
>> is. We had support in firefox for XPointer for many years and saw
>> little to no uptake. I'm not sure if anyone complained when we removed
>> the support even (which would be pretty remarkable).
>>
>> / Jonas
>
> Was it advertized?? I follow Firefox closely enough, but I don't remember
> when XPointer was supported.? Was it supported by other browsers?? It would
> be rare in the wild if it's only supported by Firefox.? Do other browsers
> have easy scripting support for XPath?

IE, FF, and modern Safari/Chrome versions all support some version of
xpath queries against the HTML DOM. I don't know that any of them
include xpointer support. That said, CSS seems to be the winner as far
as node selection/location languages go.

Regards
Received on Tuesday, 14 April 2009 09:48:18 UTC

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