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Re: [XHR] Some clarifications

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 20 Mar 2007 15:46:00 +0100
To: "denis sureau" <scriptet@gmail.com>, public-webapi@w3.org
Cc: "Charles McCathieNevile" <chaals@opera.com>
Message-ID: <op.tphsmyx664w2qv@id-c0020>

On Mon, 19 Mar 2007 15:11:38 +0100, denis sureau <scriptet@gmail.com>  
wrote:
> Thanks for the corrections and explanations.
>
> I'll translate the first sentence as that:
>
> 1) some object is created by a call to the constructor
> 2) it is created from a window
> 3) the window had an attribute XMLHttpRequest before this call
> 4) a window pointer is stored in the newly created object
> 5) it points out this window
>
> Is it right?

Sort of. I tried to clarify this now:

   http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/~checkout~/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest/Overview.html?content-type=text/html;%20charset=utf-8#xmlhttprequest

(This should hopefully also address your concern Charles. Raised in this  
thread.)


> Another question.
> Why not a responseHTML attribute?

Because a) we're not going to add new complicated features at this time  
(HTML isn't really defined) and b) the plan is to support HTML through  
responseXML in version 2 or 3.


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
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