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Opened 10 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

#4711 closed bug (invalid)

Webkit: find with colon ":" in search returns incorrect results

Reported by: wolfz0rz Owned by: john
Priority: minor Milestone: 1.4
Component: selector Version: 1.3.2
Keywords: find, colon, webkit, chrome, safari Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

Description

When attempting to parse the Yahoo Weather RSS feeds using JQuery 1.2.6, I'm unable to correctly grab an element with a colon in its name. This line works correctly in Firefox and IE, but in Chrome and Safari returns an empty array:

var temp = $(result.data).find("yweather
:condition").attr("temp");

Changing the find parameter to "condition" causes it to work correctly in Chrome and Safari, but then doesn't work for Firefox and IE.

This originally happened with use of JQuery 1.2.6, but I also tested it on 1.3.2 with the same results.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by wolfz0rz

An example RSS page can be found here: http://weather.yahooapis.com/forecastrss?p=17019&u=f

The tag that I'm trying to get looks like this: <yweather:condition text="Fair" code="34" temp="61" date="Mon, 01 Jun 2009 9:56 am EDT" />

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by kilativ

This applies to any xml with a namespace. I'd think it should be higher priority.

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by addyosmani

Resolution: invalid
Status: newclosed

Please note that for any special characters you wish to use in selectors (eg. the ones referred to in your ticket) it is advised that you escape these if you wish to use them with jQuery. See the top of http://api.jquery.com/category/selectors/ for further information.

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