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[XHR] Handle All Status Codes

From: Martin Kail <m.kail@sbcglobal.net>
Date: Sun, 16 Sep 2007 15:22:37 -0500
Message-ID: <46ED908D.4080800@sbcglobal.net>
To: public-webapi@w3.org

I'm sure 1000 people have said this before me, but here it is again to 
show we really want this feature.

I think the XMLHttpRequest object should handle all status codes during 
a GET, POST or PUT requests.  More specifically, redirects codes (30x) 
should be set and the "onreadystatechange" event should be fired.  I 
don't see any problem with transparent redirects, not everyone cares if 
a request gets redirected.  However, if someone checks the status code 
during the onreadystatechange event and it returns a 30x value they 
should be able to abort the request.
Received on Thursday, 20 September 2007 14:26:49 UTC

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