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Re: Selectors API naming

From: Robert Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 18:59:04 -0500
Message-ID: <68fba5c50612201559hdb092cbv4a0cd0551d2f07bd@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Doug Schepers" <doug@schepers.cc>
Cc: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

Jon Ferraiolo <jferrai@us.ibm.com> wrote:
> FWIW - Dojo's function is actually [window.]dojo.byId()
> and I believe that Yahoo's is [window.]YAHOO.util.get()

Yes, those are the canonical locations. They are usually copied
around. But we arguing about the right side of the last period anyway.

On 12/20/06, Doug Schepers <doug@schepers.cc> wrote:
> That those methods have "failed" is not conclusive.

Well, the possibility has certainly been widely discussed.

I don't understand the appeal of consistency when each of the methods
takes a string mini-language as an argument.

Ian Hickson wrote:
> In my experience with cat fighting on mailing lists, what you'll
> end up having is whoever gave up last wins. This is more a test of who has
> the most free time, not a test of who has the strongest case.


good luck,

Robert Sayre
Received on Wednesday, 20 December 2006 23:59:18 UTC

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