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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.

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Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
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