Are you in strict XML mode (XHTML served as application/xhtml+xml)?
That's the first thing that popped into my head; it may or may not be


On Jul 24, 12:26 pm, Michael Peters <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I'm just trying a simple use of $$()
>   $$('#top_nav a.dropdownmenu);
> which I'm sure I've used in other places, but I keep getting the following 
> fatal
> exception in FF (
> uncaught exception: [Exception... "Component returned failure code: 0x80004001
> (NS_ERROR_NOT_IMPLEMENTED) [nsIDOM3Document.domConfig]" nsresult: "0x80004001
> (NS_ERROR_NOT_IMPLEMENTED)" location: "JS frame 
> ::http://smolder.test/js/prototype.js:: anonymous :: line 46" data: no]
> It happens with 1.5.1 and (btw, what's up with all those numbers in 
> the
> release? was something wrong with just doing a 1.5.2 :)
> I've traced it down to document._getElementsByXPath and this:
>   $(parentElement)
> In this case parentElement is the document object. So caling $() on the 
> document
> causes this exception.
> In fact, I can put $(document) anywhere in my code and will die with this same
> exception.
> Am I doing something horribly wrong? I didn't see anything in Trac and I 
> haven't
> seen this before, but for some reason nothing I do can get past this.
> --
> Michael Peters
> Developer
> Plus Three, LP

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