Creating Links with Mozilla's window.getSelection() Method

Friday October 25th, 2002

Kenneth Dillon writes: "This morning, IBM developerWorks published a tutorial detailing how Mozilla's cutting-edge ECMAScript and W3C DOM support and its nonstandard, but incredibly useful window.getSelection() method can be put to work to allow users to create links to virtually any piece of text within an HTML document."

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#4 Re: Non-standard?

by bzbarsky

Friday October 25th, 2002 11:43 AM

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Excuse me? Where do you see Mozilla pushing anything? We don't even _document_ getSelection() properly, for crying out loud. It's there because it was needed internally and there was no good way to make web pages not see it. But we certainly are not pushing it.