Try Python update

Mike Meyer mwm at
Sun Jan 8 22:12:45 EST 2006

aleax at (Alex Martelli) writes:
> I'm finding it hard to arrange my own experiments with Safari (I'm using
> a loaner machine since my normal one[s] are all having problems and
> under repair) but I'm told the solution for cursor positioning is to set
> the caretPos attribute of the textarea, like for example at
> <> ...

caretPos is apparently an MS extension; it's not supported by Safari
or the Gecko browsers.

setSelectionRange is the standards-compliant version. It's not
supported by Safari either :-(.

Mike Meyer <mwm at>
Independent WWW/Perforce/FreeBSD/Unix consultant, email for more information.

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