sounds like he should be filing a bug that the page is not valid html since it has ID's that are not unique within the document.
from: http://www.w3.org/TR/REC-html40/struct/global.html#h-7.5.2 7.5.2 Element identifiers: the id and class attributes Attribute definitions id = name [CS] This attribute assigns a name to an element. This name must be unique in a document. One wonders if the page would pass muster with the validator? http://validator.w3.org/ On Apr 10, 7:46 am, Bret Pettichord <b...@pettichord.com> wrote: > Jarmo Pertman wrote: > > Bret, is this bug already in Jira or should I report it? > > Althought technically a bug, I don't think we'll fix it. Fixing it would > incur a performance penalty and it is not clear to me that this problem > is actually bothering any one. Except maybe you. Can you explain for me > why it is a problem for you? > > The bug is that Watir assumes that when it finds an object by ID it > doesn't check type. Since ID's should be unique for a page, this is > usually safe. > > Bret > > -- > Bret Pettichord > CTO, WatirCraft LLC,www.watircraft.com > Lead Developer, Watir,www.watir.com > Blog,www.io.com/~wazmo/blog > Twitter,www.twitter.com/bpettichord > > Watir Training: Portland/Beaverton April 16-17www.watircraft.com/training --~--~---------~--~----~------------~-------~--~----~ You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "Watir General" group. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org Before posting, please read the following guidelines: http://wiki.openqa.org/display/WTR/Support To unsubscribe from this group, send email to watir-general-unsubscr...@googlegroups.com For more options, visit this group at http://groups.google.com/group/watir-general -~----------~----~----~----~------~----~------~--~---