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Re: Multiple Open of the XMLHttpRequest object

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sat, 28 Oct 2006 18:35:30 +0200
To: Denis Sureau <dgsureau@yahoo.com>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-id: <op.th44dgwg64w2qv@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>

On Sat, 28 Oct 2006 14:43:07 +0200, Denis Sureau <dgsureau@yahoo.com>  
> Thanks, if I have understood, "multiple requests with a same object" is
> not possible due to the browser, and this doesn't need to be in the
> specification?

It's not possible per the specification.

> If we want chain open calls, or just iteratively alternate GET and POST,
> do we have to add something to the specification?

I've no idea what you mean by this.

> This was the issue
> that was opened in the last working draft,

I explained the issue quite clearly in a previous e-mail.

> I believe:
> while( ...)
>    open("POST" ...
>    send(data)       // some data from forms
>    ...
>    open("GET"...
>    send(null)     // get the answer from the server, and loop

This might be issue I described, althoug the comments seem to indicate  
otherwise and the "..." make it unclear as well...

> If we can just perform a GET or a POST the object is rather limited.

What are you talking about? Have you actually played with this in browsers?

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Saturday, 28 October 2006 16:35:56 UTC

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