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Re: Selectors API

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Mar 2009 14:55:23 +0100
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: "Robert Green" <rgqld@iinet.net.au>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uq8zmltm64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>
On Mon, 23 Mar 2009 14:49:17 +0100, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> Just as a point of record, I believe browser implementors were split on  
> the issue (e.g. I think in Gecko live performance would be as good, if  
> not better in many cases, as non-live performance.  I said so at the  
> time as well).

Interesting. I recall only hearing back from WebKit and Opera at the time  
I made the initial decision.

> The argument that seemed to carry the day at the time is that live  
> nodelists in general are an "anti-pattern" that shouldn't be foisted on  
> authors.

There was that as well, yes.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 23 March 2009 13:56:30 UTC

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