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Re: Change Proposals toward Issue-9: "how accessibility works for <video> is unclear"

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2010 14:17:32 +0200
To: "Silvia Pfeiffer" <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, "Joe D Williams" <joedwil@earthlink.net>
Cc: "Sean Hayes" <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>, public-html <public-html@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.va1tribb64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Mon, 12 Apr 2010 14:15:56 +0200, Joe D Williams <joedwil@earthlink.net>  
>>> Anne wrote > Elements using name="" are found using  
>>> getElementsByName()  which does not
>>> look at whether name is used on an element where it is allowed or not.
>>> Thanks, getElementsByName() has nothing to do with attributes named  
>>> @name. That interface deals with element names, not atributte name.
>> That is getElementsByTagName(), not getElementsByName().
> OK, same comment applies. Nothing to do with attribute name or any use  
> of @name, but deals with tag (element) name.

No it doesn't. getElementsByName(name) finds elements that have a name=""  
attribute whose value is equal to name.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 12 April 2010 12:18:30 UTC

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