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[whatwg] getElementsByCSSSelector

From: Jim Ley <jim.ley@gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2006 15:51:34 +0000
Message-ID: <851c8d310601140751q30d7c7fcxeeef4f0100b3a2e1@mail.gmail.com>
On 1/14/06, Karoly Negyesi <karoly at negyesi.net> wrote:
> A getElementsByCSSSelector IMO would be great and introduces minimal plus
> burden on browsers -- they have CSS selector code anyways.
>
> It's very unfriendly that I can do magic with CSS2/3 selectors and then I
> need to translate them myself if I want to change them on-the-fly.

Why would you want to change the content of all elements that matched
a particular selector?

Could you explain some use cases?

Jim.
Received on Saturday, 14 January 2006 07:51:34 UTC

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