[whatwg] DOMTokenList methods would be more useful with a space separated token list
ian at hixie.ch
Wed May 2 15:13:00 PDT 2012
On Fri, 28 Oct 2011, David Håsäther wrote:
> It would be more useful if the DOMTokenList methods (contains, add,
> remove, toggle) would take a space separated list of tokens. This is the
> behavior most DOM libraries have when dealing with class names.
> So, when setting two classes, instead of
> you could do
> ele.classList.add("hey ho");
> Currently, the latter results in an INVALID_CHARACTER_ERR.
> The behavior of all methods should be obvious I guess.
This has now moved to DOM Core. If you still want this I recommend filing
a bug on that spec.
On Fri, 28 Oct 2011, Mike Taylor wrote:
> I would prefer if it returned the DOMTokenList, to enable chaining like:
> foo.toggle('bar baz').remove('bat');
That makes for very hard to read code, IMHO. I much prefer:
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