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Re: Methods for invoking selectors are missing way how to pass namespace prefix declarations

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2014 14:57:42 +0100
To: Jirka Kosek <jirka@kosek.cz>
Cc: www-dom@w3.org
Message-ID: <e7vdi95u9d83stdjmsv20i3it8m1jvdiue@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Jirka Kosek wrote:
>Currently DOM4 doesn't offer mechanism for declaring namespace prefixes
>which can be used in selector strings passed to API. All four methods
>(query(), queryAll(), querySelector() and querySelectorAll()) should
>provide second signature with optional object, which will hold mapping
>between namespaces and prefixes.

This came up quite a number of times during the development of the
Selectors API but nobody was sufficiently interested in the feature
to address the technical difficulties and build a consensus around
the solution, so each discussion died down fairly quickly.
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