Inconsistency with the Selection API with regard to dynamic Text nodes

Confirmed Issue #1282035 • Assigned to Amit J.


Jan 2, 2015
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Repro Steps:

I created a JSFiddle with details at

Expected Results:

I would expect that the startContainer and endContainer values would be the same regardless of whether or not that Text node was dynamically added to its parent element.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Tony S.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Amit J.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Amit J.” to “IE F.”

      Changed Status to “Won’t fix”

      Changed Assigned To to “Amit J.”

      Changed Status from “Won’t fix”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

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