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Re: [selectors-api] Summary of Feature Requests for v2

From: Sean Hogan <shogun70@westnet.com.au>
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 20:59:00 +1000
Message-ID: <4ABB50F4.8040505@westnet.com.au>
To: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
CC: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Lachlan Hunt wrote:
> Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>> Sean Hogan wrote:
>>> I think a couple of those features are pretty low priority:
>>>
>>> - I don't see the point of collective queries on NodeLists.
>>> Are there any references for the proposal?
>>> Otherwise I can't think of any useful queries that can't already be
>>> achieved with a single querySelectorAll().
>>
>> It was discussed a couple of days ago in IRC. It's based on the
>> functionality provided and needed by javascript libraries.
>
> Sorry, I forgot to provide the link.  The relevant discussion is 
> spread out quite a bit throughout this log, beginning here.
>
> http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/whatwg/20090922#l-1111
>
> I've highlighted the relevant parts.
>

I couldn't see where it was needed, only that it was possible in jQuery.
I still can't think of any NodeLists that this could usefully be applied 
to that couldn't be achieved with a single querySelectorAll(). At least 
until we can create arbitrary NodeLists.
Received on Thursday, 24 September 2009 10:59:46 GMT

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