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Re: [DOM4] Remove Node.isSameNode

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 15 Sep 2011 09:33:05 +0200
To: "Webapps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>, "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>
Message-ID: <op.v1t9xfw164w2qv@cm->
On Fri, 09 Sep 2011 19:21:53 +0200, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> It's a completely useless function. It just implements the equality
> operator. I believe most languages have a equality operator already.
> Except Brainfuck [1]. But the DOM isn't implementable in Brainfuck
> anyway as it doesn't have objects, so I'm ok with that.

If you can get this removed from Gecko without it causing compatibility  
issues consider it gone from the specification. I'm all for less methods,  
especially useless methods.

> [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brainfuck

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 15 September 2011 07:33:45 UTC

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