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Re: XMLHttpRequest.abort()

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 14:22:49 +0000 (UTC)
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Cc: David Flanagan <david@davidflanagan.com>, "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0604261422180.21459@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 26 Apr 2006, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> > It simply says that the object is "reset", without explaining what 
> > that means.  In particular, what is the value of readyState() after a 
> > call to abort()?  Is a newly created XMLHttpRequest in thes same state 
> > as one on which abort() has been called?
> This has been asked a couple of times before. At some point "reset" will 
> be defined and it will say that all members of the object are set to 
> their initial value (as if you create a new instance of the object yes, 
> I suppose)...

Hopefully it will also include a requirement that any active connections 
are dropped, and so forth?

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