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Re: Window pointer

From: Subbu Allamaraju <subbu.allamaraju@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2007 12:55:48 -0800
Message-ID: <e3f21b1a0711191255p655673bbta20ac7172d7da52@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Bjoern Hoehrmann" <derhoermi@gmx.net>
Cc: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
>
> The question is whether an implementation that does not store a Window
> pointer is non-conforming even if it resolves URIs as required. E.g.,
> XHR objects may have some private baseURI property which is updated if
> the associated Document's baseURI changes. That would ensure URIs are
> resolved correctly while allowing implementations to free the resources
> associated with the original Window. You would not be able to tell the
> difference from the outside, so the "MUST store Window pointer" is not
> generally testable, and untestable requirements create confusion as we
> have it here. Clearly such an implementation should be conforming.
>

Thanks. That's precisely my point. The storage is an implementation detail.

Subbu
Received on Monday, 19 November 2007 20:56:21 GMT

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