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Re: Proposal: getElementsBySelector()

From: David Håsäther <hasather@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2007 15:03:56 +0100
Message-ID: <45C88ACC.9030608@gmail.com>
To: Christophe Jolif <cjolif@ilog.fr>
CC: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

On 2007-02-06 14:58, Christophe Jolif wrote:
> Hi David,
> David Håsäther wrote:
>> On 2007-02-06 14:07, Christophe Jolif wrote:
>>> Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
>>>> Not having heard strong objections, and having had support for 
>>>> getElementsBySelector() that is at least as strong as anything else, 
>>>> I think (with my chair's hat) this can be taken as the current 
>>>> resolution of the naming debate.
>>>> Which would also resolve ISSUE-110.
>>>> Any objections?
>>> +1
>> Why? Because dojo has a method with a different name (not very similar 
>> in my opinion) that does something completely different?
> 1/ My support to this decision is not linked to what I just discovered 
> in dojo (actually just while typing my email) but just the consequence 
> of the arguments I already stated several times on this same list. In 
> short: everyone is not as omniscient as the "web short naming gurus", 
> most people need descriptive names to do their every day job correctly 
> with the tons of API they have to cope in today programming word.

Sorry, I think I misunderstood you. I thought your "+1" was an 
objection, but I take it you meant that you support the 
"getElementsBySelector" proposal. If so, I agree with you :-)

David Håsäther
Received on Tuesday, 6 February 2007 14:04:08 UTC

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