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Re: [dom] Should the return values of getElementsByClassName/TagName/TagNameNS be HTMLCollection

From: Ms2ger <ms2ger@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jan 2012 12:06:51 +0100
Message-ID: <4F1D3F4B.2090308@gmail.com>
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
CC: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, www-dom@w3.org
On 01/23/2012 12:01 PM, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 10:24 PM, Boris Zbarsky<bzbarsky@mit.edu>  wrote:
>> The cons I see are:
>>
>> 1)  More work for WebKit, which was arguably just following the spec.
>> 2)  Existing code that only decorates NodeList.prototype but not
>> HTMLCollection.prototype with something would no longer work for these
>> return values in WebKit or Presto (it already doesn't work in Trident or
>> Gecko).  It's possible that we could ameliorate this by making
>> HTMLCollection inherit from NodeList, I guess.
>
> Does HTMLCollection also have the fairly ugly 'named getter' behavior?

Yes.

HTH
Ms2ger
Received on Monday, 23 January 2012 11:07:20 GMT

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