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Re: Selectors API naming

From: Robert Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jan 2007 17:33:49 -0500
Message-ID: <68fba5c50701261433p1f1fe9f7o207cd0ca4a1a07da@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Charles McCathieNevile" <chaals@opera.com>
Cc: "Robin Berjon" <robin@berjon.com>, "Web APIs WG" <public-webapi@w3.org>

On 1/26/07, Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 26 Jan 2007 13:05:13 -0500, Robert Sayre <sayrer@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Roughly speaking, the rationale was that nobody except Anne felt get was
> good,
> there was little support for match and strong resistance, and then we got
> getElementBySelectors as the only obvious choice for the single element
> method -
> which everyone except Anne was happy with.

An 's' on the end too? This is the worst name for an API I have seen
in a long time, and I agree with all of Hixie's comments on the
process. This is not an effective way to make changes to the Web.

-- 

Robert Sayre
<http://blog.mozilla.com/rob-sayre/>
Received on Friday, 26 January 2007 22:33:54 GMT

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