#1248 enhancement
Victor

Selector engine detection

Reported by Victor | May 5th, 2011 @ 12:20 PM | in After 1.7

There is no easy way to detect which selector engine is used in some custom Prototype build, except of

var selector;
if (Prototype.Selector.engine === window.Sizzle) {
    selector = "[v\\:confirm='true'];
} else { // legacy or nwmatcher
    selector = "[v:confirm='true'];
}

Reason for detection is clear from example: different engines may use different syntax. Maybe add some property pointing to the name of selector engine, e.g.

if (Prototype.Selector.name === "Sizzle") {
    selector = "[v\\:confirm='true'];
} else { // legacy or nwmatcher
    selector = "[v:confirm='true'];
}

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