[whatwg] Textarea's changing dom
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jul 6 16:10:08 PDT 2004
On Fri, 2 Jul 2004, martijnw wrote:
> "value of type DOMString
> Represents the current contents of the corresponding form control,
> in an interactive user agent. Changing this attribute changes the
> contents of the form control, but does not change the contents of the
> I would rather have it that changing the dom attribute 'value' or typing
> in the textarea, would also change the contents of the textnode in the
Unfortunately this would not be a backwards-compatible change.
> In that way the dom level 2 traversal and range specification would not
> be useless for textarea's.
> The same goes for input text controls and probably also for other form
We will definitely be looking into ways of addressing these problems,
either in Web Apps 1.0 or in a later spec.
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