Incompatibility in "children" DOM property

In Safari 2.0.4 (and possibly other versions), a Node's "children" property includes all descendant nodes, not just the immediate children. The "childNodes" property correctly returns only the immediate child nodes.

Test page Workaround is not included
Reported by: Steve Joynt.

Safari | Reported on 22 September 2006.

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1 Posted by David Kilzer on 23 December 2006 | Permalink

Fixed as of WebKit r18399.