Re: DOM Level 2 needs getElementById method

On 5 Oct 99, at 15:05, Michael Champion wrote:

> We believe that it is important to have a method in DOM Level 2 to get an
> element by the value of its ID attribute.  There is a getElementById()
> method for HTML in DOM Level 1, and this is also needed by XML developers.
> Several DOM implementations, including Microsoft's widely used one, have
> such a method, and its lack in DOM Level 1 is often noted.

This method was added (essentially moving the HTML method to 


Received on Thursday, 25 November 1999 18:24:14 UTC