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#8494 closed bug (invalid)

Opened March 10, 2011 02:29PM UTC

Closed March 10, 2011 03:10PM UTC

$('<span class="x">') does not parse in IE

Reported by: kellyselden Owned by:
Priority: undecided Milestone:
Component: unfiled Version: 1.5.1
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

test case:

$('<span>') //works
$('<span class="x" />') //works
$('<span class="x">') //doesn't work

works fine in FF.

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Changed March 10, 2011 03:10PM UTC by dmethvin comment:1

resolution: → invalid
status: newclosed

Yes. The docs are clear on this.

To ensure cross-platform compatibility, the snippet must be well-formed. Tags that can contain other elements should be paired with a closing tag ... Alternatively, jQuery allows XML-like tag syntax (with or without a space before the slash)