ian at hixie.ch
Sun Aug 29 10:46:15 PDT 2004
On Thu, 26 Aug 2004 chriswa at comcast.net wrote:
> What I'm looking for is a way to apply a regular expression that can
> return matched elements. What I am doing is taking advantage of the way
I see you got the XPath solution working.
You should also be able to use DOM2 Traversal to obtain the results you
are looking for, although IE does not support this.
I am reluctant to add a getElementsByIdPart() method to the DOM since it
would be primarily to address this single use case, and is of dubious
semantic value (IDs are generally thought of as opaque, not as
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