[thelist] IE 5.2 Mac is a Bug Ridden Crash Prone Piece of Junk

Peter-Paul Koch gassinaumasis at hotmail.com
Sun Aug 31 15:12:24 CDT 2003

>i've also experienced some nasty bugs with mac/ie5.2 on osx.  most notable
>is that writing to the innerHTML property of an object takes an unusual
>amount of time.  do it within a loop and the page will just sit there for
>ages with the busy cursor just spinning like mad.  the decay isn't
>proportional either, it's exponential.

What sometimes helps is first completely clearing the innerHTML before 
writing to it.

element.innerHTML = '';
for (etc)
  element.innerHTML += lots of complicated HTML

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