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Re: XHR LC comments

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 10:27:33 +0000 (UTC)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0805151027000.12907@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 15 May 2008, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > On Thu, 15 May 2008, Julian Reschke wrote:
> > > The spec can't be more "ready" than all normative references.
> > 
> > Sure it can. The concept of "origin" (for instance) is pretty well
> > understood by browser vendors, and HTML5 is getting progressively closer to
> > defining it. XHR1 doesn't need it to be perfectly defined to make use of it.
> > Same with Window, probably even more so in fact.
> 
> So why then is the reference to HTML5 needed?

Wouldn't you just complain that Window and 'origin' were totally undefined 
if we used them without referencing something?

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