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Re: Publishing XMLHttpRequest

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Wed, 12 Aug 2009 17:24:30 +0200
To: "Stewart Brodie" <stewart.brodie@antplc.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.uyj2e4ci64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Wed, 12 Aug 2009 17:17:09 +0200, Stewart Brodie <stewart.brodie@antplc.com> wrote:
> Please could you add an appendix in the latter that summarises what's  
> new in the new version?

Is there anything the Abstract does not cover you would like to see mentioned?

> I believe it is true to say that a "conforming user agent" as defined by
> XMLHttpRequest-2 cannot also a "conforming user agent" as defined by
> XMLHttpRequest (not least because the introduction of CORS overrides the
> requirement to throw SECURITY_ERR at various points).

Yeah. I thought of changing the original XMLHttpRequest to match this new reality, but was not sure whether it is worth it.

>  What is the
> recommended way for code to discover to which version of the  
> specification an implementation conforms?

I rather not recommend a particular strategy as I'm sure users of the API are much more skilled in dealing with issues such as this one.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Wednesday, 12 August 2009 15:25:36 UTC

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