[whatwg] getElementsByAttr

Lachlan Hunt lachlan.hunt at lachy.id.au
Fri Jul 6 16:00:33 PDT 2007

Sander wrote:
> Charles McCathieNevile schreef:
>> the current editor's draft can be found at 
>> http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/2006/webapi/selectors-api/Overview.html 
> I haven't read the whole draft yet so maybe it's in there, but can you, 
> or anyone else, explain why there is both a selectElement and a 
> selectAllElements method?

This explains why I retained both methods.


It's more efficient to use the singular method when only one element is 
required, than it is to create a node list and only use the first item.

Lachlan Hunt

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