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

Simon Pieters simonp at opera.com
Thu Oct 31 01:07:38 PDT 2013

On Thu, 31 Oct 2013 06:48:00 +0100, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:

> On 10/23/13 4:39 AM, Simon Pieters wrote:
>> Or maybe we could remove the name lookup thing altogether for
>> Element.getElementsByTagName et al?
> Hmm.  There are some compat worries here; do we have any indications  
> that this name lookup is unused in the wild?

I meant for element.getElementsByTagName, but not for  

I don't know what the compat situation is for  
document.getElementsByTagName's name lookup.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

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