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Re: XMLHttpRequest.responseXML and invalid XML documents

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 02:34:56 +0000 (UTC)
To: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, "Hallvord R. M. Steen" <hallvord@opera.com>, public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0604270233330.21459@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Wed, 26 Apr 2006, Jonas Sicking wrote:
> > 
> > Personally I'd quite like responseXML to return a Document if the 
> > content is text/html, since it can just as easily be parsed into a DOM 
> > as XML can.
> 
> This, unfortunately, strays from the stated goal of specifying "what 
> works". I guess we should discuss at some point if we want to keep that 
> goal or not.

I meant that to be an XMLHttpRequest 2 suggestion, my bad.

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