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Re: [Selectors API 2] Is matchesSelector stable enough to unprefix in implementations?

From: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>
Date: Tue, 22 Nov 2011 12:50:44 +0100
Message-ID: <4ECB8C94.6070400@lachy.id.au>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
CC: public-webapps@w3.org
On 2011-11-21 16:22, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> What's the current state of matchesSelector? Are we confident enough in
> the name and such to unprefix it?

Last time we had this discussion, you had a desire to keep the name 
prefixed until the refNodes and :scope stuff was implemented [1]. What's 
the status on that now?

I'm not opposed to changing the name to something shorter though, since 
all implementations I'm aware of are still prefixed.

I'm fine with either .matches() or .is(), but .matches would be 
consistent with the naming of the proposed :matches() pseudo-class [2], 
and has very similar functionality.  The differences being only the 
syntactic restrictions on selectors used within the pseudo-class.

[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2011AprJun/0123.html
[2] http://dev.w3.org/csswg/selectors4/#matches

Lachlan Hunt - Opera Software
Received on Tuesday, 22 November 2011 11:51:14 UTC

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