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Re: [selectors-api] What DOM feature "Selectors API" belongs to?

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2008 21:12:39 +0200
Message-ID: <487BA527.3050200@lachy.id.au>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>

Maciej Stachowiak wrote:
> On Jul 14, 2008, at 8:15 AM, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>> To avoid forcing implementers to bother implementing such a useless 
>> feature, and potentially lying about their support.  Basically, this 
>> should only be for languages other than ECMAScript that don't have 
>> other detection mechanisms available, and where the programmer isn't 
>> always in control of which DOM implementation is in use where the 
>> program is run.  (If the programmer is in control of that, then 
>> feature detection is useless since they can just check the documentation)
> 
> Since implementing the feature string is trivial, I'd rather it be 
> mandatory.

I have now added a mandatory feature string.

http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/selectors-api/#dom-feature

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Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
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