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

Simon Pieters simonp at opera.com
Fri Sep 6 05:40:00 PDT 2013

On Fri, 06 Sep 2013 14:21:24 +0200, Scott González  
<scott.gonzalez at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 8:20 AM, Simon Pieters <simonp at opera.com> wrote:
>> 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?
> Yes. Take the example of finding the input associated with a label:
> <label for="foo">foo</label>
> <input id="foo">
> If you have a reference to the label and you want to find the input, you
> need to escape the value of the for attribute before querying.

In this example, are the elements in the document?

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

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