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Re: XMLHttpRequest Level 2 Update

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2007 12:17:53 +0100
To: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.t2ecb3iv64w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Mon, 26 Nov 2007 12:15:24 +0100, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>  
wrote:
> Please ignore the earlier e-mail.
>
> I updated the XMLHttpRequest Level 2 editor's draft to use the algorithms
> of the latest Access Control for Cross-site Requests editor's draft (so  
> convenient to edit both). I also resolved all outstanding issues apart  
>  from writing an introduction and defining what it means to dispatch a  
> progress event as I'm waiting for the Progress Events specification to  
> make that more clear. I also synchronized a lot of the language with  
> XMLHttpRequest Level 1. The new features of XMLHttpRequest Level 2 are  
> as follows:
>
>   * Cross-site requests
>   * Better HTML support
>   * overrideMimeType()
>   * Support for ECMAScript 4 ByteArray
>   * Progress events for uploading and downloading
>
> Each feature can be implemented independently on top of an existing  
> XMLHttpRequest implementation. In fact, this already happened for  
> several features. The goal is of course that implementations support all  
> of them in the foreseeable future (and get their XMLHttpRequest Level 1  
> basic stuff consistent too!).
>
> I suggest we publish a FPWD [of XMLHttpRequest Level 2] as soon as
> possible.

Pointers, duh:

   XMLHttpRequest Level 2
   http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest-2/

   Access Control for Cross-site Requests
   http://dev.w3.org/2006/waf/access-control/


-- 
Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
<http://www.opera.com/>
Received on Monday, 26 November 2007 11:17:59 GMT

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