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Re: Extension methods & XMLHttpRequest

From: Stefan Eissing <stefan.eissing@greenbytes.de>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 20:57:16 +0200
Message-Id: <F0F8599B-E34D-4064-A7F5-6155F6DCF3FC@greenbytes.de>
Cc: David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>

Am 12.06.2006 um 19:45 schrieb Julian Reschke:

> David Morris schrieb:
>> ...
>> This is a specific case where the protocol design has ignored the
>> realities of application user interaction design. I have found
>> no alternatives to form.submit() within onload to achieving rich
>> and smooth applications.
>> ...
> Now that's an interesting statement. It would be nice if you could  
> expand on this, because it would be useful to understand what kind  
> of use cases are solved using this method.

I am sure that David can speak for himself, however the benefits of  
IFrames over XmlHttpRequest are discussed in the "Comet" web pattern.  
For example here:


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