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Re: XMLHttpRequest test suite suggestion

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Fri, 22 Sep 2006 18:59:44 -0000
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tgam080664w2qv@id-c0020>

On Fri, 22 Sep 2006 16:41:12 -0000, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> That doesn't answer my question above.  It just shifts the burden onto  
> defining what "the window from which you use the constructor" means.

Can you point out the problem in that definition?


> Could we have a definition in terms of things defined in the ECMA  
> specification or something?  One that would be completely unambiguous?   
> I'm getting pretty tired of definition-by-example, especially without an  
> exhaustive example set.

Well, I don't like definition-by-example at all and was trying to define  
something that wasn't. It's not really clear to me what the problem with  
the definition is.


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