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Re: ACTION-148: responseText and encoding

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Sun, 14 May 2006 13:25:01 +0100
Message-ID: <00f501c67751$6c0597c0$0302a8c0@Sniff>
To: "Web APIs WG \(public\)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

"Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>
> reponseText now reads:
>    If the <code><term>readyState</term></code> attribute has a value
>    other than 3 (Receiving) or 4 (Loaded), it MUST be the empty string.
>    Otherwise, it MUST be the fragment of the entity body received so
>    far (when <code>readyState</code> is 3 (Receiving)) or the entity
>    body when <code>readyState</code> is 4 (Loaded)), interpreted as a
>    stream of characters.

This is another difference that is not compatible with existing 
implementations, why is the 3 not a SHOULD? to meet the goals of being 
compatible with existing implementations.

Which is a seperate issue I know, but it hasn't been resolved from when I 
raised it last time...


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