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Opened 15 years ago

Closed 15 years ago

Last modified 15 years ago

#3850 closed bug (wontfix)

.find('>') fails in jq 1.3

Reported by: StaticShock Owned by: john
Priority: major Milestone: 1.3.1
Component: selector Version: 1.3
Keywords: children selector Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:


this used to be a valid selector in 1.2.6, equivalent to .children()

here's a test case:


Milestone: 1.3.1 Version: 1.3

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 15 years ago by john

Milestone: 1.3.1
Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed
Version: 1.3

I don't think we can guarantee that being a valid selector, thankfully we have a drop-in replacement. Instead of .find('>') just do:


comment:2 Changed 15 years ago by StaticShock

yes, but a query such as:

.find('>:last div').end()

now turns into:


which is hardly as pleasant as it used to be in 1.2.6

comment:3 Changed 15 years ago by StaticShock

also, it can't be used as easily with other selectors. for instance, take a stab at re-writing this valid 1.2.6 code:


comment:4 Changed 15 years ago by john

I think there's some confusion here. .find("> div") works (or should work). I'm saying that .find(">") should not work.

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