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

From: Domenic Denicola <domenic@domenicdenicola.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2013 22:45:02 +0000
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
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Cc: whatwg <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
From: whatwg-bounces@lists.whatwg.org [mailto:whatwg-bounces@lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Ian Hickson

> I feel this is a case where we're not putting authors first, but are instead putting spec purity first.

In terms of not speccing getElementById etc., I see what you mean. But I do want to point out that adding CSS.escape has made a certain class of authors very happy, namely library authors. So both approaches are good ones.
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