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Re: Making selectors first-class citizens

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 13:45:46 +0100
Message-ID: <CADnb78izjB_5-AcXhXBnXJMy5=ZNTNiGSM9V_D=eATgg=GP1pg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Wed, Sep 11, 2013 at 9:49 PM, Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org> wrote:
> On IRC Domenic pointed out that the primary apparent usage for this mirrors
> jQuery's .is(). Barring the caching case, it seems unlikely to be appealing
> to do (new Selectors("div")).matches(el) instead of el.matches("div").

Thanks for bringing that up here Robin. I added
Element.prototype.matches() to the specification:


See http://krijnhoetmer.nl/irc-logs/whatwg/20130912#l-365 for why it
does not have the refNodes argument anymore.

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