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Re: Array-with-item in WebIDL

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Wed, 17 Jun 2015 00:34:48 -0700
Message-ID: <CA+c2ei9+_DjuUg87-B+WtH6U4=CkcZoZdL2Be8hkG2Rag_ShAA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com>
Cc: Allen Wirfs-Brock <allen@wirfs-brock.com>, Travis Leithead <travis.leithead@microsoft.com>, Joshua Bell <jsbell@google.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
The question at hand is:

Can we replace various Array-like objects returned by the DOM with
real JS-Arrays or subclasses of JS-Arrays that contain "contains"
and/or "item" functions.

I don't see that this subthread is getting us any closer to answering
that question.

/ Jonas


On Tue, Jun 16, 2015 at 7:46 PM, Garrett Smith <dhtmlkitchen@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 6/16/15, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
>> FWIW, very few of the DOM APIs return array-like objects with a
>> "contains" function.
>
> Lets name some.
>
>  HTMLFormElement objects,
>  HTMLSelectElement
>  DOMTokenList
>  DOMStringList
>
> Any HTMLCollection that has a descendent OBJECT whose id is "contains"
> (nonstandard Firefox extension).
>
> What else?
> --
> Garrett
> @xkit
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> garretts.github.io
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