[whatwg] Re: getElementsByClassName

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Sep 5 17:55:44 PDT 2005

On Tue, 6 Sep 2005, Dean Edwards wrote:
> That's right. We are defining HTML5 and the DOM extensions to support 
> it. If other languages want to add different class name delimiters, let 
> them. My hunch is that they will follow suit. This is a good opportunity 
> to make it clear. HTML has always led the way. It also ensures 
> backward-compatibility.

Well, it's clear that HTML classes can't contain spaces... I'm not really 
sure what you're asking for here. :-)

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