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Re: XHR LC comments

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 15 May 2008 13:41:49 +0200
Message-ID: <482C217D.5000608@gmx.de>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, public-webapi@w3.org

Ian Hickson wrote:
> 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?

I would suggest to either copy over what HTML5 currently says, or to 
reference something that can be considered a stable reference.

BR, Julian
Received on Thursday, 15 May 2008 11:42:32 GMT

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