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Re: XPath and find/findAll methods

From: Yehuda Katz <wycats@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2011 10:24:25 -0800
Message-ID: <CAMFeDTV7s3s-Ye4b2V1OhHv-KMXN2AryzcFeJcYOX5NfVWTwxg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>
Cc: Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>, public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Yehuda Katz
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On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 10:11 AM, Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org> wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 25, 2011 at 1:03 AM, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt@lachy.id.au>wrote:
>
>> On 2011-11-24 14:49, Robin Berjon wrote:
>>
>>> So, now for the money question: should we charter this?
>>>
>>
>> Only if someone is volunteering to be the editor and drafts a spec.
>
>
> Every task we take on in the working group has a cost. It makes it more
> difficult to focus on other features and specs we want to see happen. I
> would prefer that we focus on making css selectors richer instead of
> extending xpath.
>

The same applies to authors, of course...


> I don't have new arguments to make beyond what's already been said.
>
> My strong preference would be that we not take on this work, but I won't
> block it happening if someone is motivated to be the editor for it. I don't
> expect there to be much interest from WebKit/Chromium to implement this
> though.
>
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