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

Re: XMLHttpRequest readystatechange events

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 11:04:02 +0200
To: "Robin Berjon" <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.s8h8s0r264w2qv@id-c0020.lan>

On Sun, 23 Apr 2006 23:08:53 +0200, Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>  
>> 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.

So why is that? It's not like we can move the current specification that  
fast to W3C Recommendation. It's also that if we don't do it now "v2"  
isn't so much about cleaning up anymore... rather more reverse engineering.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 24 April 2006 09:04:12 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.1 : Tuesday, 6 January 2015 21:16:21 UTC