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Re: Selectors API naming

From: Robert Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2006 21:55:18 -0500
Message-ID: <68fba5c50612201855s26ab02c9l8c0a1ccd93c6e8c@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Doug Schepers" <doug@schepers.cc>
Cc: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

On 12/20/06, Doug Schepers <doug@schepers.cc> wrote:
> Huh?  The first 2 pages (at least) of that search seemed to complain
> about the lack of consistency in support among different browsers, not
> about the supposed "failure" of the longer DOM method names. [1]

Can't say it much better than

"DOM sucks, and JavaScript uses DOM. DOM is heavy and unintuitive."

Result 6, from kde.org. Many results do complain about
interoperability. A good indication of where our priorities should

> [1] FWIW, I also tried googling for "robots+kill" and
> "fluffy+bunnies+eat+grass", but couldn't find any relevant information
> on the topic there either, oddly enough.

Thanks for that.


Robert Sayre
Received on Thursday, 21 December 2006 02:55:28 UTC

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