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Re: SVG 1.1 Does no text exist in the DOM? or why no eggs?

From: Jeff Schiller <codedread@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 2 Oct 2010 23:10:58 -0700
Message-ID: <AANLkTimaPL0merg1qxnvqoZ8azWmP84y+fTvvE-kF6LJ@mail.gmail.com>
To: ddailey <ddailey@zoominternet.net>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Alex Danilo <alex@abbra.com>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>

>From the document, "This document contains the Document Object Model Level 3
Core specification and is a W3C

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Document_Object_Model says it's been published
since 2004.

Also, for textContent: http://www.quirksmode.org/dom/w3c_html.html#t07 which
says that all SVG-enabled browsers now support it (IE9 included).


On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 6:35 PM, ddailey <ddailey@zoominternet.net> wrote:

> Boris wrote:
>> No, setting nodeValue on a textnode should simply set the text inside the
>> text node.  Setting nodeValue on an element is a silent no-op. Setting
>> nodeValue never creates a "new DOM text node child".
> Hmmm... though as Jeff says
> "Apart from '2e' not being a valid variable name (variables cannot begin
> with
> numbers), it looks like the textContent property is the way you want to do
> this:"
> Wow. That is nice... I see it even works in most places.
> Sorry for the naive question but what is the status of the document
> http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-3-Core/core.html ? I mean, by that, is it
> stable enough to assume that browsers should implement it?
> cheers
> David
Received on Sunday, 3 October 2010 06:11:51 UTC

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