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Re: ISSUE-58: XMLHttpRequest.abort() should just reset the object

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 07 Apr 2006 11:18:05 +0200
To: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.s7mr4fwe64w2qv@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>

On Fri, 07 Apr 2006 09:34:03 +0200, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
> Actually, the last mail I see from anyone on this subject is Jim Lay  
> arguing for always going to 4, which I tend to agree with as long as we  
> can find some solution for error handling.

 From what I recall the last e-mail in that particular thread was me saying  
you can't rely on what IE does in this case... (Well you can, but authors  
probably don't as it doesn't make much sense...)

Why do we need to find a solution for error handling? I thought that  
wasn't necessary for "version 1.0". Personally, I'm perfectly happy  
extending the API with .onabort, .onload, .onerror and perhaps .onprogress  
as well making it event based instead of "invoke this method" based.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 7 April 2006 09:18:22 UTC

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