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Re: XMLHttpRequest readystatechange events

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Sun, 23 Apr 2006 23:08:53 +0200
Message-Id: <C7221462-CE5D-4886-99A0-F5165BA6DF16@expway.fr>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>

Hi Boris,

On Apr 23, 2006, at 20:51, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> At the moment, Gecko allows adding a single "onreadystatechange"  
> listener that's notified of changes in readyState.  We would like  
> to add the ability to add such listeners via addEventListener; the  
> event name would be "readystatechange".

So basically this would amount to supporting EventTarget on XHR,  
right? This has been discussed several times by the WG, and while we  
like the idea it's pretty much a v2 thing.

> Does this seem acceptable?  If not, are there counter-proposals?

Same answer as in the previous mail :)

Robin Berjon
    Senior Research Scientist
    Expway, http://expway.com/
Received on Sunday, 23 April 2006 21:08:34 UTC

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