[whatwg] Proposal: Adding methods like getElementById and getElementsByTagName to DocumentFragments
bzbarsky at MIT.EDU
Thu Oct 10 07:22:09 PDT 2013
On 10/10/13 10:15 AM, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> When I'm doing this I just make sure that the strings don't need
> escaping in the first place. Many of these look like they do that
> (probably most "ID" cases are things like random numbers or alphanumerics).
Let's take a look at Simon's examples from actual web pages:
If M is a random number, it needs escaping. Similar if classes[i] is a
random number. In particular, ID and class selectors cannot start with
> FWIW, I rarely use IDs at all: I use classes, even if there will
> probably only be one of something.
Classes have the same syntax as IDs in CSS (both are identifiers), so
it's the same issue.
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