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Re: NodeList interface

From: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>
Date: Fri, 25 Sep 1998 15:10:30 -0400
Message-ID: <360BEAA6.6896FA6A@locke.ccil.org>
To: DOM List <www-dom@w3.org>
keshlam@us.ibm.com wrote:

> The standard kluge-around for almost tolerable efficiency seems to be to
> have NodeList cache everything it finds,

Is this really necessary, as opposed to just caching the current
(i.e. last fetched) position?

> refresh that cache if the tree
> structure has changed below the point getElementsByTagName was started
> from,

This is the really expensive item, I think.  Does anyone have a quick'n'dirty
way of doing this?

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