[dojo-contributors] what is the raison detre for dojo 2.0.

Karl Tiedt ktiedt at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 15:54:55 EDT 2012

Very valid point Bryan, in that respect your code is a better example ;)

-Karl Tiedt

On Thu, Oct 11, 2012 at 2:51 PM, Bryan Forbes <bryan at reigndropsfall.net> wrote:
> You're right, but I was attempting to go for "the jQuery way" vs. "the
> Dojo way" rather than apples to apples. Yes, Dojo has querying, but any
> good Dojo dev knows (or should know) that querying for a node and
> wrapping it in a node list and operating on it with array abstractions
> is going to be less performant than just getting the node and doing what
> you want with it. If you're operating on a collection of nodes, I'm all
> for using query(); if I need a node by its ID, I'm going to use the
> "low-level" Dojo DOM API. jQuery doesn't give me this option which
> potentially allows me to make my application more performant; Dojo does.
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