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Re: [comment] XMLHttpRequest Object - WHAT WG in Introduction section

From: Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 14:16:06 +0900
Message-Id: <0B9F8372-C241-46A8-AE36-6436D7963EE9@w3.org>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>


Le 06-04-22 à 17:29, Anne van Kesteren a écrit :
> On Wed, 12 Apr 2006 08:45:50 +0200, Karl Dubost <karl@w3.org> wrote:
>> [...]
>>
>> I may be wrong but it seems the first part of the story is missing  
>> in the introduction as in it seems that the API has been  
>> originally developed by Microsoft as it is mentionned[1] in many  
>> places. I'm not sure it will be seen positively if we omit this in  
>> the document. I would then add a mention about this too along WHAT  
>> WG work.
>>
>> [1] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XMLHttpRequest#History_and_support
>
> Microsoft is now mentioned in the acknowledgements section. WHATWG  
> work should probably be moved to the history section (if we need  
> one) as the introduction should be, imho, about functionality in  
> the specification.


Agreed, introduction should only refer to the technology in terms of  
functionality.



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