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Re: ByteString in Web IDL

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2013 15:24:28 +0200
To: Norbert Lindenberg <ecmascript@lindenbergsoftware.com>
Cc: "public-script-coord@w3.org" <public-script-coord@w3.org>
Message-ID: <78hau8l6upc4jl1jet96el3afbjqkv9853@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>
* Norbert Lindenberg wrote:
>Anyway, we don't need to design a new API here. Boris and Jonas have 
>pointed out that the XMLHttpRequest API has to behave the way it does 
>because it's a legacy API, and I accept that. What I'm asking for is 
>that this legacy doesn't prejudice new APIs, that ByteString is removed 
>from Web IDL, and that the legacy behavior is described entirely within 
>the XMLHttpRequest spec.

"Method does not accept strings with code units greater than 255" is not
"legacy behavior" in any common sense of that expression.
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