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[whatwg] FileList usage

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:14:04 -0500
Message-ID: <4F4E870C.5030007@mit.edu>
On 2/29/12 2:58 PM, Charles Pritchard wrote:
>> I'm pretty sure the live ones can't right?
>
> If it's behind a method call, perhaps even a parent attribute, there's opportunity to regenerate, long as there aren't too many sites out there optimizing out the access call.

That a big "as long as".

It's demonstrably false for CSSRuleList and StyleSheetList.

I can't speak to FileList.

-Boris
Received on Wednesday, 29 February 2012 12:14:04 UTC

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