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IE8: `document.createElement` creates HTML5 elements without HTML namespace #54
Execute in IE8:
n = document.createElement('nav'); console.log(n.outerHTML); // <:nav></:nav> n = document.createElement('NAV'); console.log(n.outerHTML); // <NAV></NAV>
The latter result is desirable; the former, undesirable. Further inspection shows that the former element has an empty
This seems to be an issue with calling
I tried going through the blame/history to see when this issue may have been introduced, but it seems to have been around for a while...