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XHR and compat (was: Re: [XMLHttpRequest] Comments on Feb 13 draft)

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2007 12:20:00 +0100
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tnxy3mev64w2qv@id-c0020>

On Sun, 18 Feb 2007 12:17:04 +0100, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
wrote:
>>> (I'm interested both in having existing behavior documented, but also  
>>> to have precise APIs for future implementations)
>>  Right, me too. The problem is that you can't do both at the same time.
>
> Sort of. That we can't change legacy implementations is true, but we  
> *can* describe how things should be done in future implementations. (Is  
> there a timeline for a revision that takes us there???)

We are describing how things should be done in future implementations and  
revisions of current implementations while remaining as backwards  
compatible as possible.


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Anne van Kesteren
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