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

From: Sam Weinig <weinig@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2009 11:36:21 -0700
Cc: John Resig <jeresig@gmail.com>, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E85DDC65-3680-4E7C-9D60-50A474F150F9@apple.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>

On Sep 23, 2009, at 8:37 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 23, 2009 at 8:17 PM, John Resig <jeresig@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Quick Summary of my opinions:
>>
>> Matches Selector: Super-super useful - critical, in fact. We're not  
>> able to
>> remove jQuery's selector engine until this is implemented. I'm  
>> working with
>> the devs at Mozilla to get an implementation landed. Already have a  
>> test
>> suite in place.
>
> And we have a patch :) So this should be available in Firefox 3.6 I  
> hope.

WebKit now also has an implementation of Element.matchesSelector() (we  
are calling ours webkitMatchesSelector for the time being).  [https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=29703 
]

-Sam
Received on Thursday, 24 September 2009 18:37:01 GMT

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