On 9/13/07, Ryan Gahl <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> You'd be losing attached event observers anyway when you do a plain old
> .innerHTML = "..."


He meant the target element, not the subelements. Yeah, it will remove event
handlers. Prototype, however, is able to remove all attached handlers
automatically and re-applying them on the new element.

However, you'll be losing the reference to the old target element if you
ever had one.

  var element = $('foo')
  element.update("Yeah baby!")
  element --> no longer in the document tree; you're screwed

So there are gotchas, true.

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