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[Bug 16341] [Templates]: [Non-normative] Clarify that template contents cannot be matched against "selector" queries in their host documents.

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Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2012 18:48:00 +0000
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--- Comment #4 from Rafael Weinstein <rafaelw@chromium.org> 2012-08-16 18:48:00 UTC ---
So I just asked Ojan about this and the reasoning that this hasn't been done
yet is that getElementsBy* return live node lists while querySelectorAll
returns a static node list, which is preferred now. So basically, the sentiment
is to encourage the use of querySelector* vs getElementsBy*. I'm fine with
this. I suppose we could add getElementById if we thought it was really
important.

Obviously, everything can be accomplished with selectors, but that's not
obvious to alot of webdevs.

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