[whatwg] Early feedback on header association algorithm
mjs at apple.com
Fri Dec 5 10:25:38 PST 2008
On Dec 5, 2008, at 7:09 AM, Aaron Leventhal wrote:
> How about node.getElementByIdInSubtree?
In other cases where a getElement[s]By method is available on both
Document and other nodes, it has the same name in both cases
> 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
>>> 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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