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Re: Rename XBL2 to something without X, B, or L?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 14:59:06 +0100
To: "Dimitri Glazkov" <dglazkov@google.com>, "Robin Berjon" <robin@berjon.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vns7ssnv64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Thu, 16 Dec 2010 14:51:39 +0100, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com> wrote:
> On Dec 14, 2010, at 22:24 , Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
>> Looking at the use cases and the problems the current XBL2 spec is
>> trying address, I think it might be a good idea to rename it into
>> something that is less legacy-bound?
>
> I strongly object. We have a long and proud tradition of perfectly  
> horrible and meaningless names such as XMLHttpRequest. I don't see why  
> we'd ever have to change.
>
> Shadow HTML Anonymous DOm for the Web!

Cause I know you are being serious I will be serious as well and point out  
that XMLHttpRequest's name is legacy bound as that is what implementations  
call it and applications are using. XBL2 has none of that.


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Anne van Kesteren
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