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Re: Small typo

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 20:41:59 +0100
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"Douglas Livingstone" <rampant@gmail.com>
>With reference to: http://www.w3.org/TR/2006/WD-XMLHttpRequest-20060405/
>
>Section 3, Methods, "abort", the following:
>
>> this method MUST cancels any network activity
>
>should be:
>
>> this method MUST cancel any network activity

On that point, why does abort require that all network activity cease 
immediately - for example if the UA is in the middle of sending the headers, 
ceasing all network activity is a little unfriendly to all concerned.  Why 
not just require that no more results ever make it to the script?

Cheers,

Jim. 
Received on Tuesday, 11 April 2006 19:43:23 GMT

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