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Re: Selectors, getElementsByTagName() and camelCase SVG

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 03 Apr 2009 09:03:49 -0400
Message-ID: <49D60935.5030505@mit.edu>
To: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
CC: HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>, www-svg <www-svg@w3.org>
Simon Pieters wrote:
> Moreover, you can always move an element with uppercase localName from 
> an XML document to an HTML document. (Unless I make Web DOM Core say to 
> throw when trying to move elements between HTML and XML documents -- it 
> currently breaks the assumptions of the getting innerHTML in XML 
> algorithm in HTML5.)

Indeed.  Again, I consider this whole thing to be a corner case; I'd 
just like us to agree on a way to treat this corner case.  Given that 
web authors are highly unlikely to hit it (imo a good assumption), it 
seems that implementation simplicity should be the primary factor behind 
the decision.

Received on Friday, 3 April 2009 13:04:50 UTC

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