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Re: XMLHttpRequest: Why list HTTP method names

From: Robin Berjon <robin.berjon@expway.fr>
Date: Mon, 16 Oct 2006 18:30:37 +0200
Message-Id: <BC531838-C493-467F-B77E-C3568AD30203@expway.fr>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

On Oct 14, 2006, at 15:20, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Fri, 13 Oct 2006 14:18:56 +0200, Robin Berjon  
> <robin.berjon@expway.fr> wrote:
>> And you guarantee interoperability how?
> It's not the job of the XMLHttpRequest specification to guarantee  
> interoperability on HTTP level features, imho. Anyway, as  
> indicated, this is likely to be tested in the testsuite.

If you can't guarantee that at least a core set of methods will work,  
the API is simply useless.

Robin Berjon - http://berjon.com/
I have yet to see any problem, however complicated, which, when you
looked at it in the right way, did not become still more complicated.
                         -- Paul Anderson
Received on Monday, 16 October 2006 16:31:28 UTC

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