[whatwg] document.head

Joseph Pecoraro joepeck02 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 20 13:15:11 PDT 2009

On Sep 20, 2009, at 3:57 PM, Michael A. Puls II wrote:
> I think it'd be cool to have to complement document.documentElement  
> and document.body.

On Sep 20, 2009, at 4: 00PM, Juriy Zaytsev wrote:
> Surely better than abominable – `document.getElementsByTagName 
> ('head')[0]` :)

I agree. Unfortunately that is the most popular method I've seen.   
There are better solutions, but they haven't caught on.  I think a  
smarter idea would be to look at the children of the <html> element.   
Something like this almost always works:

   var head = document.documentElement.firstChild

- Joe

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