[whatwg] classList should perhaps move from HTMLElement to Element

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Tue Nov 23 09:20:48 PST 2010

On Fri, 19 Nov 2010 17:34:29 +0100, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:
> Given that SVG also has classes, it would make some sense to move  
> classList from HTMLElement to Element.  That way SVG, and any other  
> languages that define classes (XUL comes to mind, actually) can benefit  
> from it as well.
> Note that Gecko's current classList implementation lives on Element.

My plan is to define Element.id, Element.className, Element.classList, and  
getElementsByClassName in DOM Core. And tie getElementById to Element.id  
somehow, tie Element.id to an attribute named "id", and Element.className  
to an attribute named "class".

Anne van Kesteren

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