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Re: [whatwg] Proposal: Adding methods like getElementById and getElementsByTagName to DocumentFragments

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2013 22:15:19 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78jzmzE0-AZbci7DtOOBVXB=E4Xxf85_0Z7vSVZf+YFX0w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 8:51 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> On 10/10/13 2:41 PM, Ian Hickson wrote:
>> I feel this is a case where we're not putting authors first, but are
>> instead putting spec purity first.
> Ah, that sums up my vague feelings of discontent here perfectly.  +1000.  ;)

FWIW, I'm not super opposed to adding
DocumentFragment.prototype.getElementById(). I was just hoping to wait
with that until we had more experience with query()/queryAll(). Do we
have to roll them out at the same time?

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