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Re: Wrapped implementations of XHR in script

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2006 12:59:07 +0200
To: "Gorm Haug Eriksen" <gormer@opera.com>, "Subbu Allamaraju" <subbu.allamaraju@gmail.com>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.thcwstyv64w2qv@id-c0020.wanadoo.nl>

On Fri, 13 Oct 2006 11:31:37 +0200, Gorm Haug Eriksen <gormer@opera.com>  
wrote:
> I think Allamarajus issue is valid. Having closely tied browser  
> specifications that are not implementable in the browser is questionable.

What do you mean with this?


> We should discuss further if the specification can be relaxed with  
> regards to property reading or if we should require that this  
> specification must be implementable in user side JavaScript.

The former doesn't really help interoperability, the latter has never been  
a goal.


> IMO using proprietary Firefox extensions is not really an option.  
> JavaScript already support 'watch', but I don't think this is widely  
> implemented (e.g. Opera doesn't support it).

ECMAScript 4 will also have support for getters and setters (hopefully  
compatible with what Firefox and Safari have today) which will most likely  
make this possible.


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
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