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Re: DOM access via javscript object model

From: Ian Graham <igraham@smaug.java.utoronto.ca>
Date: Fri, 2 Jun 2000 09:52:28 -0400
To: Seung Chan Lim <info@djslim.com>
cc: www-html@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.SGI.4.05.10006020947430.82939-100000@smaug.java.utoronto.ca>

This question is entirely off-topic for this mailing list. You
would be better to post this question to the javascript newsgroup

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On Fri, 2 Jun 2000, Seung Chan Lim wrote:

> what really is the difference between accessing , say , a form field via
> document.forms["myform"]["myfield"]
> versus
> document.myform.myfield
> is there some sort of hash table that makes it faster for the former script
> to get the element faster or something?
> slim
Received on Friday, 2 June 2000 09:55:34 UTC

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