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Re: [selectors api] Why two methods?

From: David Håsäther <hasather@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 20:48:35 +0100
Message-ID: <45B90993.7080402@gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: public-webapi@w3.org

On 2007-01-25 20:42, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Jan 2007 14:39:46 -0500, David Håsäther <hasather@gmail.com> 
> wrote:
>> Why does the Selectors API define two methods for retrieving nodes?
>> I understand that there are speed gains by having a method that grabs
>> just the first node, but how often do you want to do that? Don't you
>> want to grab the second node as often? Or the last?
> How do you mean?

Sorry for not being clear.
What I mean is, why does grabbing the first node deserve its own method? 
Is that really a common thing to do, grabbing the first node? More 
common than grabbing the second or last node for instance?

David Håsäther
Received on Thursday, 25 January 2007 19:48:48 UTC

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