[whatwg] Proposal: Adding methods like getElementById and getElementsByTagName to DocumentFragments

Domenic Denicola domenic at domenicdenicola.com
Thu Oct 10 15:45:02 PDT 2013

From: whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org [mailto:whatwg-bounces at lists.whatwg.org] On Behalf Of Ian Hickson

> I feel this is a case where we're not putting authors first, but are instead putting spec purity first.

In terms of not speccing getElementById etc., I see what you mean. But I do want to point out that adding CSS.escape has made a certain class of authors very happy, namely library authors. So both approaches are good ones.

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