[thelist] Workaround for setAttribute bug in IE7?

Stephen Rider evolt_org at striderweb.com
Mon Dec 11 16:58:58 CST 2006

On Dec 11, 2006, at 4:48 PM, Edwin Martin wrote:

> Have you tried newCell.colSpan=8?
> (I wonder why people use setAttribute so much, while the HTML-DOM has
> all these ready-to-use properties).

Because it's easier to remember one rule than a thousand little rules.

Of course, thanks to IE we can't just do that.


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