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Opened 9 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#11019 closed bug (invalid)

.empty() on an empty elment deletes siblings.

Reported by: John@… Owned by:
Priority: low Milestone: None
Component: manipulation Version: 1.7.1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:


Suppose you have a truly empty tag:

<span id="foo"/>

If you call $('#foo').empty() it will delete everything AFTER the span within the same parent element.

If the span is defined like this: <span id="foo"></span> then it works correctly.

Tested on Firefox 8.0.1. Tested in jQuery 1.6.1 and 1.7.1.

Here is a simple sample:

<html> <head> <script type="text/javascript" src="js/jquery.js"></script> <script> $(document).ready(function(){


}); </script> </head> <body> <span id="foo"/> This is after #foo. </body> </html>

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by John@…

Withdrawn. Turns out, on further inspection, that Firefox is doing something other than what you would expect. It is wrapping the span around the rest of the contents of the parent object.

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by sindresorhus

Component: unfiledmanipulation
Priority: undecidedlow
Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed
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