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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.


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