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Re: comments on Selectors API WD

From: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Sep 2006 10:54:36 +0200
Message-ID: <451CDF4C.5070402@disruptive-innovations.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-webapi@w3.org

Anne van Kesteren wrote:

>> 4. I really hate having two different methods for matchSingle and
>>     matchAll, and I'd prefer a single method with a boolean indicating
>>     if only the first result should be retrieved or all. The result
>>     should always be a StaticNodeList. If the boolean is true, then the
>>     length of the result is <= 1, and it's unconstrained otherwise.
> 
> I don't think adding more arguments is acceptable.

Well having matchSingle and matchAll reply two different things is from
here hardly acceptable too... That means that a given code will have to
implement two different handlers depending on the queried set, first one
or all.

At least, make both methods reply a StaticNodeList please !

On scoped stylesheets :

   getElementsByTagName() is available on all Elements and matchAll()
   won't be allowed on Elements ??? While the former is a subcase of the
   latter ? Wow... Sorry, this is, from a DOM user point of view, VERY
   suboptimal

</Daniel>
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