[whatwg] getElementsByIdPart

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Tue Aug 24 02:48:40 PDT 2004

On Tue, 24 Aug 2004, Christopher Lenz wrote:
> It looks wrong to add that to the core Document/Element interfaces, as 
> there's no magic 'class' attribute in XML (AFAIK). Shouldn't this method 
> be added to HTMLDocument and HTMLElement instead?

There are classes in SVG, MathML, XUL, and XHTML, at least. So it should 
be on an interface common to those three.

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