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[whatwg] getElementsByClassName()

From: Gervase Markham <gerv@mozilla.org>
Date: Fri, 03 Feb 2006 13:32:03 +0000
Message-ID: <43E35B53.7010704@mozilla.org>
Jim Ley wrote:
> Rather than talk about technical details, can be talk about the actual
> use cases please, working groups keep on creating things which need
> implementing, testing etc. without once giving the use case.  This
> thread is now 21 messages old and there's not one use case which is
> fulfilled by a getElementsByClassName.  All the ones suggested are
> fulfilled by the ability to attach events to a particular class name.

I thought we were discussing it because it was in the spec? :-)

I know nothing of this "attaching events to a class name" of which you
speak. Can you give me a reference to a document or proposal describing it?

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