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[whatwg] getElementsByClassName()

From: dolphinling <dolphinling@myrealbox.com>
Date: Sun, 05 Feb 2006 20:56:34 -0500
Message-ID: <43E6ACD2.5000606@myrealbox.com>
Jim Ley wrote:
> On 2/4/06, Lachlan Hunt <lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au> wrote:
> 
>>Jim Ley wrote:
>>For example, if an author
>>marked up dates in their document like this (due to the lack of a date
>>element)
>>
>><span class="date">2006-02-03T01:30Z</date>
> 
> 
> A nice use case, and one well met by XBL including the currently
> implemented -moz-binding, met much superiorly as that has quite
> interesting effects for the screen reader user who is in the middle of
> reading one of the dates...

Actually, the javascript solution would be _superior_ to the XBL one in 
this case. The screenreader wouldn't pick up on the XBL at all, and 
would read the content as-is, likely confusing the user.

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