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Re: [selectors-api] Liveness versus NodeList

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 21 Nov 2008 11:12:34 -0500
Message-ID: <4926DDF2.1090101@mit.edu>
To: Stewart Brodie <stewart.brodie@antplc.com>
CC: public-webapps@w3.org

Stewart Brodie wrote:
>> This is considered to be a bug in the DOM Core specs, which will
>> hopefully be fixed by Web DOM Core, which is a proposal Simon Pieters is
>> working on.
> 
> 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.

The change will just be to remove the requirement that all NodeLists be 
live.  Specific methods and properties that return NodeLists will define 
whether their NodeLists are live or not on an individual basis.  No 
behavior change will be observable for existing implementations.

-Boris
Received on Friday, 21 November 2008 16:13:36 GMT

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