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Re: XHR LC comments

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 11:33:50 +0000 (UTC)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0805151133400.12907@hixie.dreamhostps.com>

On Thu, 15 May 2008, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Ian Hickson wrote:
> > 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?
> 
> That wasn't what I was suggesting.

So what are you suggesting?

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