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Re: ISSUE-41: Does XMLHttpRequest have constants for readyState? No.

From: Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 12:10:49 +0100
To: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Cc: Web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <286l12571sk194qst95fgsamc4b7ngi5o5@hive.bjoern.hoehrmann.de>

* Robin Berjon wrote:
>The constants are there mostly for readability, and some consistency  
>with the DOM. A better option would be to keep them, but specify that  
>they need not (or must not) be exposed in the UA.

A better option would be to define states in propse and refer to them
instead of numeric codes, assuming we don't do that at the moment...
Putting stuff in the IDL but then saying they aren't really there is
a bad idea.
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