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

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2006 22:16:15 +0000 (UTC)
To: Web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0604062215430.21459@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Thu, 6 Apr 2006, Web APIs Issue Tracker wrote:
> 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?

I'm in favour of this change (indeed the WHATWG version already did 

> (Another consequence of this will be that onreadystatechange becomes an 
> EventListener instead of a Function.)

This is independent and can be done regardless of the other change IMHO.

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