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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.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Friday, 22 September 2006 21:13:05 UTC

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