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

Simon Pieters simonp at opera.com
Sat Sep 7 10:40:08 PDT 2013

On Fri, 06 Sep 2013 16:42:47 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:

> On 9/6/13 8:20 AM, Simon Pieters 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?
> Or getting elements by tag name in a document fragment, for that matter  
> (though "weird" chars in tag names are harder to produce; largely  
> limited to leading digits).

Leading digits in tag names is not possible. Valid tag names in  
HTML/SVG/MathML all use non-weird chars.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

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