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Re: Some way to change an element's name would be useful

From: Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com>
Date: Mon, 29 Aug 2011 22:53:32 +0200
Cc: Aryeh Gregor <ayg@aryeh.name>, W3C WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@webkit.org>, Ehsan Akhgari <ehsan@mozilla.com>
Message-Id: <AB8B194E-07B3-464D-A5ED-F3B8AE6E5CDC@berjon.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
On Aug 29, 2011, at 21:40 , Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 8/29/11 3:33 PM, Robin Berjon wrote:
>> For completeness, I'm guessing that namespaces would be supported as well?
>> Element renameElement(DOMString newName);
>> Element renameElement(DOMString newNS, DOMString newName);
> Shades of http://www.w3.org/TR/DOM-Level-3-Core/core.html#Document3-renameNode

Yeah, but my recollection is that renameNode() is in the list of DOM things that are so hopelessly fuzzy that you probably don't want to touch them if you plan on being interoperable. Rereading the description after not having touched it in years certainly reinforces that feeling.

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/ - @robinberjon
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