MSIE7/8 JS error in case when Cufon/VML elements are used #97

lmeurs opened this Issue Jul 12, 2011 · 0 comments


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lmeurs commented Jul 12, 2011

This error resembles the one discussed at #39

Links with a 'rel' attribute like "rel='address:test'" will be found and prepared by jQuery Address' function $.fn.address. One of the things it does is add the 'submit' event through the $ function. jQuery actually adds a 'click.specialSubmit' event (on line 3237 of v1.6.2), a function that checks the 'type' attribute of the clicked element.

If the link contains a (Cufon) VML object and this object is clicked, jQuery's 'click.specialSubmit' function is invoked on this object, this function checks the 'type' attribute and makes Internet Explorer 7 en 8 alert an error.

Example of VML object type error in MSIE7/8
Example of VML object with 'submit' event bound by jQuery
Example of Basic jQuery, jQuery Address and Cufon setup

Extensively discussed at:
Reported to Sizzle: jquery/sizzle#17
Reported to jQuery:

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