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Re: Selectors API naming

From: Doug Schepers <doug.schepers@vectoreal.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 17:25:34 -0500
Message-ID: <4589B85E.30803@vectoreal.com>
To: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>


Ian Hickson wrote:
 > This thread is going nowhere. I propose that we let the document's
 > editor take into account all the input and then have the editor make a
 > decision that addresses everyone's concerns as much as possible.

I agree that most of the useful arguments have been made.  Stripping 
away the arguments themselves, there are only 3 stances:

1) Shorter names are preferred;
2) More descriptive names are preferred;
3) Names matching existing conventions are preferred.

Correct me if I'm wrong, but it seems that #1 is the odd one out.  I 
don't care what the final name is, but it should match the latter 2 


p.s. Bonus points to the first person to match that pattern using Selectors.
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