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Re: [whatwg] [canvas] Path object

From: Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com>
Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2012 17:16:19 -0700
Message-Id: <19ECDBC6-47F0-4A4E-9C74-36B43F6303E6@jumis.com>
To: "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com>
On Oct 2, 2012, at 5:09 PM, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 4:58 PM, Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com> wrote:
>> What of the fact that this breaks existing pages with <input
>> id="Path"> that access it as just Path? Historically this has been a
>> non-starter for new APIs.
> 
> It would have been useful to bring this up as a problem in your
> original email.  ^_^
> 
> I have no opinion on this.  Its effect depends entirely on how much
> breakage it actually causes.

I think moz already made the move to require document.getElementById for these cases.
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