[whatwg] Request for new DOM property textarea.selectionText

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Sun Apr 29 20:30:20 PDT 2012

On 4/29/12 11:24 PM, David Young wrote:
> It seems that the text contents of a<textarea>, at least, could be
> properly in the DOM?

Not really: when you type in a textarea, that doesn't change its actual 
DOM kids.  Both per spec, and in UAs, and web content depends on this.


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