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Re: [whatwg] [canvas] Path object

From: Robert O'Callahan <robert@ocallahan.org>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2012 14:44:01 +1300
Message-ID: <CAOp6jLYy_3OoLgy8urcE8P+jf+wMVPr6Tiv4EmDH3ME_VYRLXQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Cc: WHATWG <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Elliott Sprehn <esprehn@gmail.com>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>
On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 2:01 PM, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org> wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 7:16 PM, Charles Pritchard <chuck@jumis.com> wrote:
>
> > I think moz already made the move to require document.getElementById for
> > these cases.
>
> It looks like they did in FF13 (in standards mode, not quirks mode), but no
> longer in FF15.  I'm surprised this was even considered, never mind
> deployed--it must break tons of pages.
>

Gecko *always* required getElementById in standards mode, until FF15.
That's why most pages worked (and still do) without element IDs in the
global scope. But no-one else was willing to follow suit, so we dropped it.

Rob
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