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Re: [whatwg] Confusion about node1.replace(node2)

From: Glen Huang <curvedmark@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Jan 2015 19:03:49 +0800
Message-Id: <B486D887-23ED-4542-B0CD-F2932D489449@gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: whatwg <whatwg@whatwg.org>
Or, the current algorithm of replace could be reversed, which should eliminate such confusion.

> On Jan 12, 2015, at 6:41 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:
> 
> On Sat, Jan 10, 2015 at 2:14 PM, James M. Greene
> <james.m.greene@gmail.com> wrote:
>> jQuery is famous (and sometimes infamous, depending on who you talk to) for
>> its API brevity and yet we still chose longer names for these scenarios:
>> `replaceWith` and `replaceAll` (even including "All" in the latter to
>> clarify that it operates on the entire context set, not just the first
>> element).
>> 
>> Dojo uses the same method names as well for their NodeList
>> implementation: `replaceWith` and `replaceAll`.
> 
> Thanks, that's compelling. Is it a problem for anyone if we rename
> replace to replaceWith?
> 
> 
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> https://annevankesteren.nl/
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