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[whatwg] getElementsByIdPart

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 25 Aug 2004 23:11:12 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0408252309320.21417@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Mon, 9 Aug 2004, Zack Rusin wrote:
>
> On Wednesday 04 August 2004 23:41, Chris Waldron wrote:
> > Thus I think this is still a viable request to have built into the
> > DOM.
> 
> I don't think so. DOM3 XPath offers that and a lot more. 

I don't like the idea of requiring XPath. Opera has already pointed out 
that one of the main reasons it doesn't support XForms is that 
implementing XPath on a small device would require too many resources 
since the resources are already used by code for JS, CSS, HTML, DOM, etc.

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