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Re: [XMLHttpRequest] Comment on the example in Section 1

From: Subbu Allamaraju <subbu.allamaraju@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 18 Apr 2008 07:46:10 -0700
Cc: public-webapi@w3.org
Message-Id: <3860A046-1F1D-4841-A8F6-ECE1634A3FC2@gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>

Point taken.

Subbu

On Apr 17, 2008, at 10:07 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> Subbu Allamaraju wrote:
>> The difference is the xmlns declaration. The example requires an  
>> XHTML resource to work.
>
> Here's a test.xml which has no XHTML or indeed any namespace usage  
> and still works with the test.html from my last mail:
>
>  <!DOCTYPE root [
>    <!ATTLIST root identifier ID #IMPLIED>
>  ]>
>  <root identifier="one"/>
>
> This works in Gecko and Opera.  I don't have Safari on hand right  
> this second.
>
>> In any case, IMHO, this example is a bit more complex than necessary.
>
> That would be a quite separate issue from the "I don't seem to  
> recall this working; have you tested it?" with implications of  
> incompetence thing that you initially raised....
>
> -Boris
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