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RE: What is Microsoft's intent with XDR vis--vis W3C? [Was: Re: IE Team's Proposal for Cross Site Requests]

From: Travis Leithead <travil@windows.microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2008 14:36:37 -0700
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>, "public-appformats@w3.org" <public-appformats@w3.org>
Message-ID: <0003CB8B8FE2154EB50431DB2B8F69C002C6B5FEC0@NA-EXMSG-W601.wingroup.windeploy.ntdev.microsoft.com>

>I strongly object to the Web API working group adopting a proprietary
>solution developed by one vendor with no external consultation, when the
>group has already spent several man-years' worth of time on a
>technologically superior, safer, and more comprehensive solution that has
>as much implementation experience and significantly more authoring
>experience, based on extending existing APIs instead of arbitarily
>introducing new, incompatible APIs.

I don't see how introducing a new object is 'incompatible'. It seems to have the same degree of 'compatibility' as introducing new APIs on the XHR object.
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