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jQuery's .closest() method fails sporadically by Dave_Methvin


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Type: Bug
ID: 795121
Opened: 7/26/2013 9:46:17 AM
Access Restriction: Public
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See the ticket description at http://bugs.jquery.com/ticket/14190 which identifies the code that fails. This impacts both jQuery Core and jQuery UI. It's not possible to easily reduce this bug because when F12 tools are open the bug does not occur.
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Posted by Christian Stockwell [MSFT] on 9/16/2013 at 1:02 PM
Thanks Dave for reporting this issue to us.

I was finally able to track down a machine that was reproducing the problem, and have been able to confirm that this no longer reproduces on updated builds of IE11 on both Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, so I will be updating the resolution to "Fixed".
Posted by Microsoft on 8/2/2013 at 5:58 AM
Thank you for your feedback.

We are currently unable to reproduce this issue as described.

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Best regards,

The Internet Explorer Team
Posted by Microsoft on 7/30/2013 at 12:58 PM
Thank you for your feedback. We will be investigating this issue further.

Best regards,

The Internet Explorer Team
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Posted by IECustomizer on 7/29/2013 at 11:33 PM
To debug the jsFiddle mashup...

F12>Debug tab>click the Close button dropdown and select "Break on all exceptions"

Press the jsFiddle Run button to rerun the iframe scripts.

you should get

Syntax Error - ln: 1639 in the jQuery module.
// Opera 10-11 does not throw on post-comma invalid pseudos

Screen shots attached.
File Name Submitted By Submitted On File Size  
jsFiddleClosest.png 7/29/2013 137 KB
ClosestTest.png 7/29/2013 121 KB