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Re: QSA, the problem with ":scope", and naming

From: Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Oct 2011 11:55:52 +0100
Message-ID: <CANr5HFUtdkgx98VZxh6QhW00Z_FQN-tA-eSgAVAM9jy_VC4KUQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, public-webapps@w3.org
On Wed, Oct 19, 2011 at 9:29 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 19 Oct 2011 17:22:46 +0900, Alex Russell <slightlyoff@google.com>
> wrote:
>>
>> Yehuda is representing jQuery. I'll take his opinion as the global
>> view unless he choses to say he's representing a personal opinion.
>
> You misunderstand. Boris is contrasting with CSS. Selectors are used in more
> than just querySelectorAll() and their usage differs wildly.

Sure, of course, but suggesting that the optimizations for both need
to be the same is also a strange place to start the discussion from.
The QSA or find() implementation *should* differ to the extent that it
provides developer value and is a real-world bottleneck.
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