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innerHTML is read-only on HTML elements in IE #24

defunctzombie opened this Issue · 6 comments

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i think the first two tests fail (i don't know why i can't see the trailing whitespace one) in IE8 because of the use of .textContent. too bad we can't see the stack trace.

not sure about the others. <col> should work with the wrap map, but i don't know why it doesn't.


Dug into this a bit deeper. This has more to do with IE8/9 going into quirks mode. Adding a doctype should fix the problem.

You should end up with test results that look like this:


There's no easy fix for the readonly properties. Here's some possible solutions:


I hate IE. This is why we can't have nice things.

@matthewmueller matthewmueller referenced this issue from a commit in matthewmueller/domify
@matthewmueller matthewmueller remove ie9 from travis until #24 gets resolved 08e3daf
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