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Re: Allow to return same NodeList object for queries like getElementsByTagName, getElementsByClassName and getElementsByName

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Mar 2010 17:29:14 -0700
Cc: Anton Muhin <antonm@chromium.org>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-id: <33511D9C-AACE-476D-ACF2-75D35EB635F2@apple.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>

On Mar 17, 2010, at 4:22 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:

>
> On Sat, 13 Feb 2010, Anton Muhin wrote:
>>
>> For me performance-wise both approaches seem fine, but to get  
>> numbers I
>> need to run an experiment.
>>
>> My main concern would be that rules are overcomplicated imho.  And I
>> won't be surprised if IE and FF would just ignore them.  But you
>> understand all those matters better than I do.
>>
>> BTW, as the proposed change would reduce stress on GC, I don't  
>> quite see
>> how this could reduce compatibility (but life is often more  
>> complicated
>> than I can imagine.)
>
> I've changed the HTML5 spec to allow arbitrary caching for the various
> objects in HTML5 instead.

We're probably going to make a change to do caching in WebKit, and we  
would still like to see appropriate errata to DOM Level 3 Core. Do we  
have anyone who is officially empowered to edit the errata? I can  
suggest wording.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Thursday, 18 March 2010 00:29:48 GMT

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