On 12/13/06, Lee kowalkowski <lee.kowalkowski at googlemail.com> wrote: > On 13/12/06, Matt Warden <mwarden at gmail.com> wrote: > > See my domnode.length example. It was in the message you replied to, > > but just in case: > > http://lists.evolt.org/archive/Week-of-Mon-20061211/186779.html > > :-) Your example doesn't illustrate how using setAttribute("length", > 4) is any better than length=4 (which I think was your original > assertion). Because on HTML DOM objects that actually have a length > attribute, they are read-only, both methods will fail! If it isn't > read only, both methods would work, and yes, both methods would result > in the creation of an attribute. Hardly the fault of a design > decision. Again, missing the entire point. The fact that you have to know this: > Because on HTML DOM objects that actually have a length > attribute, they are read-only, both methods will fail! is my point. And here is a real-world example: http://mwarden.f2o.org/sandbox/attributetest.htm -- Matt Warden Cleveland, OH, USA http://mattwarden.com This email proudly and graciously contributes to entropy.