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Re: Implementing NodeList

From: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>
Date: Wed, 19 Aug 1998 12:41:25 -0400
Message-ID: <35DB0035.1FB2E2BC@locke.ccil.org>
To: DOM List <www-dom@w3.org>
Don Park scripsit:

> >That works fine for child-type NodeLists, but not for the results of
> >getElementsByTagName, which must be live over a whole subtree.
> >Indeed, the current version of FreeDOM violates the spec and makes
> >this result static.
> 
> You are right that the solution does not work for getElementsByTagName.  You
> are also right that FreeDOM's getElementsByTagName return static result.  My
> only excuse is that one can not violate what is not final <g>.  It will be
> fixed in the DOM SDK release.  Right now, I am just trying to select the
> least unattractive solution to swallow.

No, actually, I'm wrong, and it was you who pointed it out:

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-dom/1998JulSep/0086.html

NodeLists generated by getElementsByTagName need not be live.

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