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Re: ISSUE-101: Network errors for sync requests

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2007 02:39:14 +0100
To: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
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On Fri, 01 Dec 2006 16:33:32 +0100, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>  
>> http://www.w3.org/2005/06/tracker/webapi/issues/101
> Per http://tc.labs.opera.com/apis/XMLHttpRequest/send/003.htm it seems  
> this is indeed what Internet Explorer and Firefox do (assuming it's the  
> same for all network errors). Ugh!
> I suppose there's no reason to expect both of them want to change that  
> to not throwing and doing it consistently with the async way?

Throwing is the answer (and specced). Feel free to complain with the  
relevant browser vendors :-)

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Monday, 8 January 2007 01:39:27 GMT

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