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Re: getElementById method on SVGSVGElement

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 04 Feb 2005 11:18:09 +0100
To: Thomas DeWeese <Thomas.DeWeese@Kodak.com>
Cc: www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <42154afa.73865468@smtp.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Thomas DeWeese wrote:
>> Would it make sense to deprecate this method in future SVG versions?
>    Given that the implementation is really not that hard I would
>argue against it.

>From http://groups.yahoo.com/group/svg-developers/message/47300 it would
seem that this method confuses authors to believe one can re-use IDs in
a document. And http://www.w3.org/mid/41FD3969.2070508@mit.edu suggests
that it confuses implementers, too. Among the not really that hard to
implement features there seem to be more useful methods...
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