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Re: [XMLHttpRequest] Last Call

From: Kris Zyp <kris@sitepen.com>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 21:46:27 -0600
Message-ID: <0d7e01c8a03d$9e7cfe20$4200a8c0@kris>
To: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>
Cc: "Web API WG \(public\)" <public-webapi@w3.org>, "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>

OK, that's fine, I just didn't want it to be ignored indefinitely.
Thanks,
Kris

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Maciej Stachowiak" <mjs@apple.com>
To: "Kris Zyp" <kris@sitepen.com>
Cc: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>; "Anne van Kesteren" 
<annevk@opera.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2008 9:35 PM
Subject: Re: [XMLHttpRequest] Last Call


>
> On Apr 16, 2008, at 7:50 PM, Kris Zyp wrote:
>
>>
>> We still do not have anyway to advice user agents of long-lived 
>> responses in order to avoid the problem of indefinitely queued  pipelined 
>> requests/responses. With both pipelining and long-lived  responses 
>> becoming more common, this seems to be an envitable  problem. It doesn't 
>> seem acceptable to simply ignore this issue. I  am not asking for 
>> anything increasing the XHR implementation burden,  simply a standard way 
>> of advising so that authors and user agents  can communicate, so user 
>> agents have an approach for implementing  proper delegation of pipelined 
>> requests when users start complaining  of problems.
>
> I think this would be more appropriate to deal with in XHR2, since we 
> don't have a settled design for this feature and XHR1 is already way 
> behind schedule.
>
>  - Maciej
>
>>
>> Thank you,
>> Kris
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com
>> >
>> To: "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
>> Sent: Tuesday, April 15, 2008 12:40 PM
>> Subject: [XMLHttpRequest] Last Call
>>
>>
>>>
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> The Web API WG resolved yesterday to publish a Last Call Working  Draft 
>>> of The XMLHttpRequest Object specification. Thanks to the  webmasters at 
>>> the W3C it was published earlier today. Last Call  comments can be made 
>>> until 2 June 2008. (Please don't comment about  the "befor" typo there. 
>>> My mistake.)
>>>
>>> The draft is located here:
>>>
>>>  http://www.w3.org/TR/2008/WD-XMLHttpRequest-20080415/
>>>
>>> This is a rough list of the changes since the last published draft:
>>>
>>>  * Removed dependency on DOM Level 3 Events
>>>  * Removed dependency on Window Object 1.0
>>>    (we already depended on HTML 5 so we could use that instead)
>>>  * Clearly marked which HTTP methods are to raise SECURITY_ERR
>>>  * Mention HttpOnly in the security section
>>>  * Accept-Language is set conditionally
>>>  * Requests using a GET method will not have an entity body
>>>  * responseText can no longer return null
>>>  * responseText and responseXML no longer throw
>>>  * Headers starting with Sec- will raise
>>>  * getResponseHeader() will return null for invalid headers
>>>  * getAllResponseHeaderS() returns empty string in case of failure
>>>
>>> A more detailed log of these changes, including links to the actual 
>>> text changes, is available from dev.w3.org, here:
>>>
>>>  http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest/Overview.html
>>>
>>> Happy times reviewing!
>>>
>>> Kind regards,
>>>
>>>
>>> -- 
>>> Anne van Kesteren
>>> <http://annevankesteren.nl/>
>>> <http://www.opera.com/>
>>>
>>
>>
>
> 
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