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Re: [XMLHttpRequest] readyState values should be available as named constants of the XMLHttpRequest constructor

From: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
Date: Fri, 9 Mar 2007 10:56:13 -0800
Message-Id: <80B28098-C036-47BD-B0FA-062E82F49C79@apple.com>
Cc: Geoffrey Garen <ggaren@apple.com>, public-webapi@w3.org
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

On Mar 9, 2007, at 8:43 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> Some initial drafts used to have this and it was removed because of  
> comments, iirc, from Maciej among other people. If enough authors  
> and implementors support this idea though I suppose we can  
> reconsider that. Anyone?

I think at the time I made my comments we were trying to be strictly  
compatible, i.e. not add anything to the spec that wouldn't work in  
current UAs. Since then, we've given up that principle, for instance  
by making XHR and EventTarget, so I don't think my past reasoning  

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