Simon Willison’s Weblog

Different browsers different DOMs

Hixie has put together a fascinating article describing how the Mozilla, Opera 7 beta and IE6 DOMs deal with incorrectly nested HTML tags. Internet Explorer goes as far as creating a malformed tree just to represent badly formed HTML!

This is Different browsers different DOMs by Simon Willison, posted on 21st November 2002.

Next: Search engines don't care!

Previous: Syndicated further reading recommendations

Previously hosted at http://simon.incutio.com/archive/2002/11/21/differentBrowsersDifferentDoms