last updated: 11/17/05

Opera (testing with version 8.50) seems to have difficulties with iterating backwards through NodeList objects. The following tests iterate through each child of a div element via childNodes[index], where index:
  1. iterates from 0 to 99:

  2. iterates from 99 to 0:

  3. is a random number from 0 to 99 such that every number is visited only once:

# iterations: