[whatwg] Re: getElementsByClassName
dean at edwards.name
Mon Sep 5 17:38:01 PDT 2005
Ian Hickson wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Sep 2005, Lachlan Hunt wrote:
>>So, you're saying that it's possible that some hypothetical langauge may
>>define a class attribute with any character as the delimiter, not just
>>white space? So, for example, a language could use semi-colons like
>>this: foo:class="foo bar;baz" and thus, for that language, gEBCN("foo
>>bar") would match that?
> Yeah. Theoretically. It's not exactly likely, but...
>>In which case, would it be worth adding a note to the spec stating that
>>implementations should not assume that all languages will use white
>>space delimiters between class names?
> Well, it's highly theoretical. It seems such a note might be more
> confusing than helpful. What do you think?
It would be better to define that class names should not contain white
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