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Re: Some thoughts on DOM 2.0, Simpler

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2009 10:05:17 +0200
To: "Cameron McCormack" <cam@mcc.id.au>, "Jeff Schiller" <codedread@gmail.com>
Cc: www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.uxpve3fg64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Mon, 27 Jul 2009 05:42:08 +0200, Cameron McCormack <cam@mcc.id.au> wrote:
> Jeff Schiller:
>> As a developer, I'd be very much in favor of an E4X-like solution to
>> creating elements (as evidenced by my DOMParser hack on the mailing
>> list).
> HTML 5 defines innerHTML to work on XML documents (where assigning to it
> would parse the string parameter as XML, predeclaring any namespaces
> that are available on the element).  I’m not sure if this applies to all
> XML documents supported by the UA (like when showing a standalone SVG
> document) or just XHTML documents.

Per HTML5 there is no difference between the two. innerHTML on elements however only applies to elements in the HTML namespace.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 27 July 2009 08:06:15 UTC

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