W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-webapi@w3.org > April 2006

Re: ISSUE-72: should XMLHttpRequest be an EventTarget?

From: Gorm Haug Eriksen <gormer@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Apr 2006 12:24:27 +0300
To: "Web APIs WG" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.s7k0i1o4m2jbu9@pt-osx.oslo.opera.com>


Wasn't the rationale that Internet Explorer would not support this? This  
is probably still valid.

However, I agree that it makes sense to implement it as an EventTarget.

Cheers,

- Gorm

On Thu, 06 Apr 2006 12:05:35 +0300, Web APIs Issue Tracker  
<dean+cgi@w3.org> wrote:

> ISSUE-72: should XMLHttpRequest be an EventTarget?
>
> http://www.w3.org/2005/06/tracker/webapi/issues/72
>
> Raised by: Anne van Kesteren
> On product: XMLHttpRequest
>
> I know we agreed to not do this for version 1.0 during our F2F (Oslo,  
> 2006), but
> I'd like to revisit it given that there's at least one implementation  
> which is
> doing this and it makes a lot more sense for other languages besides  
> ECMAScript.
> Did I mention it just makes a lot of sense?
>
> (Another consequence of this will be that onreadystatechange becomes an
> EventListener instead of a Function.)
Received on Thursday, 6 April 2006 10:24:37 GMT

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0+W3C-0.50 : Tuesday, 8 January 2008 14:18:54 GMT