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

From: Simon Pieters <simonp@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:07:38 +0100
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Message-ID: <op.w5s7i0htidj3kv@simons-macbook-pro.local>
Cc: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, "Tab Atkins Jr." <jackalmage@gmail.com>, Ryosuke Niwa <rniwa@apple.com>, whatwg <whatwg@lists.whatwg.org>, Tim Streater <tim@clothears.org.uk>, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
On Thu, 31 Oct 2013 06:48:00 +0100, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> On 10/23/13 4:39 AM, Simon Pieters wrote:
>> Or maybe we could remove the name lookup thing altogether for
>> Element.getElementsByTagName et al?
>
> Hmm.  There are some compat worries here; do we have any indications  
> that this name lookup is unused in the wild?

I meant for element.getElementsByTagName, but not for  
document.getElementsByTagName.

I don't know what the compat situation is for  
document.getElementsByTagName's name lookup.

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Simon Pieters
Opera Software
Received on Thursday, 31 October 2013 08:08:19 UTC

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