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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>  
>>> (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.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Sunday, 18 February 2007 11:20:11 UTC

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