[OpenLayers-Dev] OpenLayers clobbers $ in IE

Tim Schaub tschaub at opengeo.org
Wed May 20 17:55:30 EDT 2009


So, OpenLayers effectively undefines any previously set value for 
window.$ - in Internet Explorer.  This is entirely weird behavior on the 
part of that specific browser.  Though there is a simple workaround for 
jQuery ($ = jQuery), I'm sure this has caused some serious headaches.

I've put up a trivial patch that fixes this issue (in IE 6, 7, and 8):



Tim Schaub
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