[whatwg] Request for new DOM property textarea.selectionText

Boris Zbarsky bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Mon Apr 30 07:27:27 PDT 2012

On 4/30/12 10:11 AM, David Young wrote:
> I guess that<textarea>  has worked this way for a very long time,
> so changing it may not be possible.  I'm curious to see examples of
> which/how web content depends on it?

I don't have links offhand, but I've definitely seen scripts assuming 
that getting the text kids of a textarea will give the default value.


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