[whatwg] .tags()

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Thu Oct 22 21:49:38 PDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 5:26 PM, Ian Hickson <ian at hixie.ch> wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Oct 2009, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> I've been meaning to send a formal email on this subject, and with the
>> recent discussion going on over in the W3C webapps mailing list I
>> figured now was a good time.
>> I'd like to formally request that .tags() is removed from the
>> HTMLCollection interface. Unless it can be shown that .tags() is needed
>> for compatibility with the web Mozilla has no plans to implement this
>> property. Back when we implemented document.all, we judged that there
>> were enough sites using document.all.tags() to implement the property on
>> the document.all collection, however we haven't seen any information
>> indicating that this is needed elsewhere.
> I've removed it and filed bugs on WebKit and Opera. If the bugs get
> WONTFIXed, though, then I'd like there to be a spec defining how this
> should work.


/ Jonas

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