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Re: [selectors-api] Liveness versus NodeList

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 17:04:10 +0100
Message-ID: <4926DBFA.9040909@lachy.id.au>
To: Stewart Brodie <stewart.brodie@antplc.com>
CC: public-webapps@w3.org

Stewart Brodie wrote:
> You will still need a new type, as I don't see how you can possibly change
> the existing behaviour so dramatically under the feet of existing content.
> I would not like to lose the liveness property of node lists, as it would 
> make NodeList objects incredibly memory inefficient if we had to construct 
> the entire node list at NodeList construction time, too.

We are not changing the behaviour of all NodeLists, just reusing the 
same interface for both static and dynamic lists.

Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
Received on Friday, 21 November 2008 16:04:55 UTC

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