[whatwg] .tags on HTMLCollections

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Thu Jul 23 07:05:44 PDT 2009

On Tue, 14 Jul 2009 11:58:30 +0200, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs at apple.com> wrote:
> I don't know of a reason it's needed for collections other than  
> document.all. But it also doesn't seem harmful and I can't say  
> definitively whether it helps anything. I wouldn't object to removing it  
> from the spec, but we probably wouldn't remove it from WebKit short of  
> evidence that it's actually harmful.
> Perhaps Opera people can shed more light on the matter.

>From what I heard so far it is there because of document.all. If document.all does indeed need to return a separate object as HTML5 suggests we can probably remove it from HTMLCollection in due course.

Anne van Kesteren

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