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Re: XMLHttpRequest test suite suggestion

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2006 12:06:12 +0200
To: "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tgficmc064w2qv@id-c0020>

On Sat, 23 Sep 2006 00:19:08 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
>> It's a host object the apply is undefined in ECMA, so I see no reason  
>> for the WEB API's WG to define it more than ECMA does.
> Unless you want better interoperability than ECMA provides, of course.   
> Which I do.

Well in that case it seems to be a more broader problem that doesn't just  
apply to XMLHttpRequest, does it?

>> I would encourage you to simply not support apply on such host objects,
> You could just make that part of the XMLHttpRequest spec.  Fine by me.   
> As long as behavior is well-defined.
>> it's far the easiest solution, and avoids the problem you have..
> It doesn't avoid the general interop problem.  It avoids the problem in  
> my specific implementation, sure.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 25 September 2006 10:06:27 UTC

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