Re: Change Proposals toward Issue-9: "how accessibility works for <video> is unclear"

Anne wrote

> On Mon, 12 Apr 2010 14:15:56 +0200, Joe D Williams
> <>  wrote:
>>>> Anne wrote > Elements using name="" are found using
>>>> getElementsByName()  which does not
>>>> look at whether name is used on an element where it is allowed or
>>>> not.
>>>> Thanks, getElementsByName() has nothing to do with attributes
>>>> named  @name. That interface deals with element names, not
>>>> atributte name.
>>> That is getElementsByTagName(), not getElementsByName().
>> OK, same comment applies. Nothing to do with attribute name or any
>> use  of @name, but deals with tag (element) name.
> No it doesn't. getElementsByName(name) finds elements that have a
> name=""  attribute whose value is equal to name.

OK, I am corrected. The method should have been named
getElementsByTagName(Name) refers to the elements named Name.

Thanks and Best Regards,

> -- 
> Anne van Kesteren

Received on Monday, 12 April 2010 12:34:55 UTC