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[whatwg] Request for new DOM property textarea.selectionText

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2012 10:27:27 -0400
Message-ID: <4F9EA14F.3080806@mit.edu>
On 4/30/12 10:11 AM, David Young wrote:
> I guess that<textarea>  has worked this way for a very long time,
> so changing it may not be possible.  I'm curious to see examples of
> which/how web content depends on it?

I don't have links offhand, but I've definitely seen scripts assuming 
that getting the text kids of a textarea will give the default value.

Received on Monday, 30 April 2012 07:27:27 UTC

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