[thelist] ignore xml whitespace?

Diane Soini dianesoini at earthlink.net
Sun Jun 27 10:40:47 CDT 2004

On Sunday, June 27, 2004, at 04:12 AM, thelist-request at lists.evolt.org 
>   function childElements(parentNode) {
>     var l= new Array();
>     for (var i= 0; i<parentNode.childNodes.length; i++)
>       if (parentNode.childNodes[i].nodeType==1)
>         l[l.length]= parentNode.childNodes[i];
>     return l;
>   }
> Or you could even removeChild the whitespaces. But often, judicious 
> use of getElementsByTagName, the HTMLCollection-based properties, and 
> just skipping over text nodes may do the trick.
> -- 
> Andrew Clover

Thank you. The use of getElementsByTagName is probably best, although 
not as simple (seemingly) as hasChildNodes.

Thanks again.

Don't be afraid to try something new. An amateur built the ark. 
Professionals built the Titanic. -unknown

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