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Re: [Element Traversal LC] access to element by index

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 28 Mar 2008 12:37:28 -0500
Message-ID: <47ED2CD8.4030907@mit.edu>
To: Daniel Glazman <daniel.glazman@disruptive-innovations.com>
CC: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

Daniel Glazman wrote:
>    myFooElement.querySelector("*:nth-child(3)") does NOT work since
>    there can be another 3rd child in traversal order before the
>    3rd child of myFooElement.

Being devil's advocate for a sec, having a :scope pseudo-class or some 
such would help here, right?

   myFooElement.querySelector(":scope > :nth-child(3)")

I do agree this is not nearly as clean as indexing....

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