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

Simon Pieters simonp at opera.com
Fri Sep 6 05:20:01 PDT 2013

On Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:22:34 +0200, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at annevk.nl>  

> On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 2:50 AM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:
>> In that case I think we need to add a function to the platform that
>> CSS-escapes a string.
> Maybe a thing for window.CSS? Simon?
> Such a function already exists in the wild btw:  
> http://mothereff.in/css-escapes

So the use case is getting an element by id with an "untrusted" id as  
input, in an element or document fragment as opposed to the document?

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

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