I will add this... updating prototype, in my experience, has minimal side
affects and most of those are actually positive.
On Jul 17, 2013 6:22 PM, "Joseph Lust" <lifeofl...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Wow. I wonder why it just this minute came up for moderation? That's
>> Google Groups for you...
> Just ran into the problem, so posted my solution.
> Is there a specific reason you are using such an old (years!) version of
>> Prototype? 1.7.1 is current, and even it is getting a little long in the
> Someone decided in 2007 in that 1.5.1 was a good version. App was built in
> 2010. No one wanted to do a full regression to test a newer version since.
> Why are other conflicting libs loaded? Someone wiser than I thought it wise
> to have Prototype, JQuery, and DOMAssistant in the same page. In this case,
> it is causing issues, but sadly there are dependencies on all three
> throughout a very large code base.
> Are you trying to get an array of classnames from an element, or are you
>> trying to remove a class from an element? Because there's the
>> Element#removeClassName if the latter. It does pretty much what you do
>> here, except it returns an extended element, not an array of strings. You
>> could get the former with this:
> Because the internal *includes()* method is corrupted via DOMAssistant's
> overwriting of the *each()* method, the built in methods for *
> removeClassName*()* *break. Because I cannot change the libs in use (I
> really would like to), I created an alternative remove method that does not
> use *each*() and implemented it in this case. Not pretty, but it works.
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