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Re: [selectors-api] Why have two identical differently named interfaces?

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 13:27:25 +0100
Message-ID: <47DFB52D.7020806@lachy.id.au>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Fri, 14 Mar 2008 01:18:27 +0100, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> 
> wrote:
>> Maybe the best solution would be to add a :scope pseudo-element which 
>> is the target of the querySelectorAll call if not called on the 
>> document. That would allow old-school JS library semantics just by 
>> prepending ":scope ".
> :scope would also be nice for HTML5 <style scoped>.

In the interest of getting this specification to CR sooner rather than 
later, I have decided not to include such a feature in this 
specification, but I think it is worth considering for a future extension.

Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
Received on Tuesday, 18 March 2008 12:28:09 UTC

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