This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
When using delegated events and the on() function, is there any significant performance loss if the container element is something like the body element? I usually try and find the closest parent that I know will be on the page. My assumption is that the less jQuery has to navigate from container to handler, the better. But I really don't know that for sure.