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Re: XHR data: and javascript: requests

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2007 19:08:12 +0000 (UTC)
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0710041906560.4889@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 4 Oct 2007, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> 
> I rather question whether there are actual use cases for this that 
> justify the complexity in an area of code (security checks) where 
> complexity and the attendant potential for bugs is to be avoided at all 
> costs.

The only special case I can think of is getting an XML or HTML file parsed 
into a DOM, which is made redundant with the document.innerHTML idea in 
HTML5. So assuming we have the latter, I'm ok with not having the former.

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