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Webdriver protocol. Locator strategies

From: Miguel <aplicacionamedida@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 04 Jul 2016 11:45:44 +0200
Message-ID: <577A3048.1030106@gmail.com>
To: public-browser-tools-testing@w3.org
Location strategies by ID and by name are not present in the 
specification of the new webdriver protocol:

But all the other drivers support them. They were present in the old 

These locator strategies can be replicated but maybe for performance 
reasons, shouldn't be eliminated, because they can use 
document.getElementById and document.getElementsByName internally. Maybe 
these functions offer a better performance than document.querySelector 
or document.querySelectorAll.

At the same time, eliminating these locator strategies can break code of 
other users

Best regards,
Received on Monday, 4 July 2016 14:17:48 UTC

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