#1320 enhancement
Victor

Element.addMethods fails for method named as existing property

Reported by Victor | February 29th, 2012 @ 08:34 AM | in Inline documentation

See https://groups.google.com/forum/?pli=1#!topic/prototype-scriptaculo...

The following code causes error in IE9 and fails silently in FF10:

document.observe('dom:loaded', function() {
    Element.addMethods("select", {
        size: function(element) {
            return element.select('options').size();
        }
    });
});

This happens because:
1. Property size already exists for HTMLSelectElement in IE and FF
2. destination[property] in mergeMethods() fails in IE for prototype of HTMLSelectElement and size

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