[thelist] Javascript game doesn't work in Safari or.. ?

Pieter Roosens pieter at roosensdesign.com
Mon Aug 8 09:02:50 CDT 2005

Op 8-aug-05, om 15:15 heeft James Hardy het volgende geschreven:

> Pieter Roosens wrote:
>> Op 8-aug-05, om 13:16 heeft James Hardy het volgende geschreven:
>>>> Can anyone test in other browsers on PC and/or tell me how I  
>>>> can  get  this stuff to work ?
>>> Bad news, the code you are using utilises the old level 0 DOM so is
>>> designed for IE4 and Netscape 4.
>>> IE 5 and 6 are backwardsly compatable with the old IE4 DOM, but  
>>> no  other current browser implement either of them (newer version  
>>> of  mozilla partially implement the IE4 model, but not fully)
>>> There is a newer and better way that works with all current   
>>> browsers, called the dom level 1 which was standardised by the  
>>> w3.  Basicly the script will need to be rewritten for this -  
>>> mostly in  the include file http://www.megaheaven.com/test/puzzle/ 
>>> dynlayer.js
>>> shouldn't be too difficult for someone who knows JS. Pain in the   
>>> arse for someone who doesn't :S
>>> -- 
>>> James Hardy
>> Thanks James, for this clear answer.
>> Too bad.
>> I'll head for similar scripts more up to date.
>> Any pointers in that direction would be much appreciated :-)
>> So I'm looking for simple online game scripts, free to use (GNU...).
> The thing to look for in scripts is document.getElementById 
> ('wibble') rather than document.wibble, document.layers['wibble']  
> or any other way or referencing something on the page called  
> wibble. Provided it does it that way - you should be fine in all  
> modern browsers.
Thanks a lot. I'll check that first.

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