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Re: XHR constructor example

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Sun, 14 May 2006 15:04:22 -0700
Message-Id: <8EAE6857-12CD-4527-9154-F9ACE36B4278@apple.com>
Cc: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Daniel Schierbeck <daniel.schierbeck@gmail.com>, "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>


On May 14, 2006, at 5:51 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

>
> On Sun, 14 May 2006 14:05:57 +0200, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
>>>>   var request = new XMLHttpRequest();
>>>
>>> Given that it doesn't have to be a request I think 'r' is saver or
>>> perhaps just 'x'...
>>
>> Please don't use single letter variable names for anything but  
>> loop index
>> variables (in languages that require those), it's generally considerd
>> quite bad practice.
>
> Sure, give a me a sensible suggestion and I'll take it. Given  
> recent discussions (you can post as well as retrieve) I'm not sure  
> the original suggestion `var request` makes sense.

I don't see how that discussion is relevant. It's still going to  
issue an http request per the http RFC.

Regards,
Maciej
Received on Sunday, 14 May 2006 22:05:54 GMT

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