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Elliotte Rusty Harold [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] wrote:
> >In my experience, it's these non-standard extensions that have
> >made the DOM somewhat understandable and usable to the majority
> >of Microsoft developers. For example, if you're on an element
> >node and access the text property, it returns the child text
> >node, imagine that!
> I don't think that's what it does. If that's true, that's not what my
> getValue() method does. What if there's more than one child text
> node? What if the text is interrupted by tags? What if there are
> child elements that contain text of their own?
I was citing the more common case of leaf text-only elements. Otherwise,
it should give you the string-value.
> But I think the text
> property does in fact do what my getValue() method does, but it may
> well have a confused a few developers about what text nodes are and
> where they are.
So you're saying that your getValue() method is also going to confuse
developers about text nodes?
Aaron Skonnard <http://skonnard.com>, DevelopMentor <http://develop.com>
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