[whatwg] Early feedback on header association algorithm
aaronlev at moonset.net
Fri Dec 5 07:09:59 PST 2008
How about node.getElementByIdInSubtree?
On 12/2/2008 4:07 PM, timeless wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 2, 2008 at 10:39 AM, Aaron Leventhal<aaronlev at moonset.net> wrote:
>> Maybe there is a deeper problem if copy& paste doesn't work right because
>> of IDs?
>> Or maybe there should be a node.getDescendantById() method?
> maybe, but not with that name.
> Results 1 - 10 of about 4,480,000 for Descendent [definition]. (0.22 seconds)
> Results 1 - 10 of about 8,370,000 for Descendant [definition]. (0.41 seconds)
> the wikipedia links are confusing enough
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Descendant links to:
> which has an also link to http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/descendant
> which has a 'US' audio file
> So the web says that '-dant' is favored 2:1 over '-dent', which is a
> fairly bad margin considering the spelling errors we've seen in
> I'd sooner see Node.getElementById and risk the confusion of it
> returning fewer nodes than Document.getElementById.
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