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Re: DOM Level 2 needs getElementById method

From: Lauren Wood <lauren@sqwest.bc.ca>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 1999 15:18:56 -0800
Message-Id: <199911252321.PAA29920@mail.sqwest.bc.ca>
To: <www-dom@w3.org>
On 5 Oct 99, at 15:05, Michael Champion wrote:

> We believe that it is important to have a method in DOM Level 2 to get an
> element by the value of its ID attribute.  There is a getElementById()
> method for HTML in DOM Level 1, and this is also needed by XML developers.
> Several DOM implementations, including Microsoft's widely used one, have
> such a method, and its lack in DOM Level 1 is often noted.

This method was added (essentially moving the HTML method to 

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