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Re: [DOM4] NodeList should be deprecated

From: Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Mar 2012 08:59:08 -0400
Message-Id: <ABD16E2D-D908-4F8C-933D-2B620EE3D73A@gmail.com>
Cc: Adam Klein <adamk@chromium.org>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Erik Arvidsson <arv@chromium.org>, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@chromium.org>, Ojan Vafai <ojan@chromium.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

On Mar 13, 2012, at 4:29 AM, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 12 Mar 2012 21:06:00 +0100, Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mar 12, 2012, at 3:06 PM, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com> wrote:
>>> On Mon, 12 Mar 2012 19:07:31 +0100, Rick Waldron <waldron.rick@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> The NodeList item() method is a blocker.
>>> 
>>> Blocker in what way?
>> 
>> As I've always understood it - the item() method is what differentiates NodeList from Array and blocks it from being "just an array".
>> 
>> Is this incorrect?
> 
> I think there is more, such as arrays being mutable, but the suggestion was to change two accessors from mutation observers to return platform array objects rather than NodeLists, which is a change we can still make given that mutation observers is not widely deployed yet.

I that case, very cool. Thanks for the clarification.

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> Anne van Kesteren
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