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Re: XMLHttpRequest conformance comments

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Tue, 1 Aug 2006 05:39:50 +0000 (UTC)
To: Subbu Allamaraju <subbu.allamaraju@gmail.com>
Cc: public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0608010539000.17676@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 31 Jul 2006, Subbu Allamaraju wrote:
> a. The spec requires that XMLHttpRequest objects must also support the 
> EventListener interface, but none of the browsers support it yet. Is the 
> first version of XMLHttpRequest also going to support additional 
> functionality not supported by current implementations? If an explicit 
> choice is made to support this additional functionality, it would be 
> nice to call out this in the introduction.

There is no (usable) exact common of XMLHttpRequest's functionality, so in 
any case implementations are going to have to change to match the spec.

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