[whatwg] DOMParser / XMLSerializer
bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Thu May 21 11:07:40 PDT 2009
Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> 2) DOMParser can parse from a byte array instead of a string; this
>> makes it a little easier to work with XML in encodings other than
>> UTF-8 or UTF-16.
> ECMASCript doesn't have byte arrays though. (Though it would be nice if it did.)
Sure, but it has arrays that you can put integers in the 0-255 range into.
>> 2) XMLSerializer can serialize a subtree rooted at a given node without
>> removing the node from its current location in the DOM.
> Isn't this true for innerHTML too?
No, you'd need outerHTML for that. At least if you want to get the same
behavior as XMLSerializer has.
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