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

From: Joe D Williams <joedwil@earthlink.net>
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2010 05:38:49 -0700
Message-ID: <056C9BFD5C3040F9B2DA5A1B70859C03@joe1446a4150a8>
To: "Joe D Williams" <joedwil@earthlink.net>, "Silvia Pfeiffer" <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: "Sean Hayes" <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>, "public-html" <public-html@w3.org>
> OK, I am corrected. The method should have been named
> getElementsWithAttributeNamedName(name);

Well, that is not right either.It gets elements with @name that has 
the value name
I guess.
Joe

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Joe D Williams" <joedwil@earthlink.net>
To: "Silvia Pfeiffer" <silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com>; "Anne van Kesteren" 
<annevk@opera.com>
Cc: "Sean Hayes" <Sean.Hayes@microsoft.com>; "public-html" 
<public-html@w3.org>
Sent: Monday, April 12, 2010 5:34 AM
Subject: Re: Change Proposals toward Issue-9: "how accessibility works 
for <video> is unclear"


> Anne wrote
>
>> On Mon, 12 Apr 2010 14:15:56 +0200, Joe D Williams
>> <joedwil@earthlink.net>  wrote:
>>>>> 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.
>
> OK, I am corrected. The method should have been named
> getElementsWithAttributeNamedName(name);
> getElementsByTagName(Name) refers to the elements named Name.
>
> Thanks and Best Regards,
> Joe
>
>>
>>
>> -- 
>> Anne van Kesteren
>> http://annevankesteren.nl/
>
> 
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