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Re: getElementsByTagName

From: Don Park <donpark@quake.net>
Date: Fri, 7 Aug 1998 10:17:12 -0700
Message-ID: <005301bdc227$39da41c0$2ee044c6@arcot-main>
To: <www-dom@w3.org>
>In the specification:
>   tagname
>      The name of the tag to match on. If the string "*" is given, this
method will
>      return all elements in the document"
>Does it really mean that "*" returns all elements in the Document, even the
elements in the
>parent chain of the element instance, or does it mean all elements
descending the
>element instance?

That is just an error in the doc.  It will be fixed in the next release.

>Also: I presume that the method is recursive, please tell me if i am wrong.

That is an implementation issue.

Received on Friday, 7 August 1998 13:25:50 UTC

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