JavaScript/Same Markup :: element.pathname - by Taciturne

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ID 586283 Comments
Status Closed Workarounds
Type Bug Repros 0
Opened 8/14/2010 5:55:30 AM
Access Restriction Public


Reading the pathname value from an anchor element also omitted the leading slash

This is a recurring Internet Explorer bug (6-7-8)
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Posted by Microsoft on 3/1/2012 at 9:29 AM

Thank you for your feedback.

This issue was resolved in Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8 Consumer Preview released on 2/29/2012. You can download the Consumer Preview from here: Please verify the changes and file a new feedback or reactivate the existing one if the problem persists.

Best regards,

The Internet Explorer Team

Posted by Taciturne on 3/15/2011 at 7:54 PM
Not in this release.
By now it's more like evangelism, bug has been there so long that developers know some browsers begin with a slash and some don't. Very easy to test with regular expressions
Posted by Solal Pirelli on 3/2/2011 at 2:11 AM
@EricLaw: So, will that be fixed?
Posted by EricLaw [ex-MSFT] on 2/28/2011 at 3:45 PM