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Re: ISSUE-43: change to "common baseline"?

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Sun, 19 Mar 2006 16:56:29 -0800
Message-ID: <441DFDBD.6030408@sicking.cc>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, web APIs WG <public-webapi@w3.org>

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> 
> On Sun, 19 Mar 2006 15:20:38 +0100, Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc> wrote:
>>> [...] I think
>>> solving Anne's pain is easier and more useful.
>>
>> I guess i'm trying to solve both, but the latter is more important. 
>> But I would say "content and implementations" rather then just 
>> implementations.
>>
>> I'm arguing that making onreadystatechange an EventListener will not 
>> solve the pain of different implementations (and content) doing 
>> different things. First of all IE does not support this and it is 
>> highly unlikly that it would in any resonable amount of time. 
>> Especially given that it doesn't support W3C DOM Events.
> 
> Sure, but does that mean new implementions should not do it that way 
> either?

What we could do is to say that this is compatible with having 
XMLHttpRequest be an EventTarget. And that this is how they are intended 
to be in a future revision of the spec. This way implementations can 
implement it this way right away.

/ Jonas
Received on Monday, 20 March 2006 00:56:31 GMT

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