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Re: [XHR2] HTML in XHR implementation feedback

From: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>
Date: Mon, 21 Nov 2011 10:28:04 -0800
Message-ID: <CA+c2ei8O6zpQrM-D-Ypz1jw76UMrFrttSQjJMEKsHsfch_veXA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi>
Cc: public-webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 6:30 AM, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 12:40 PM, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen@iki.fi> wrote:
>>  * Making XHR not support HTML parsing in the synchronous mode.
>
> In reference to the other thread about discouraging synchronous XHR
> (outside Workers), this change ended up being made in Gecko. (HTML
> parsing in XHR still hasn't made its way to the Nightly channel, so
> don't expect to see it quite yet.)

Sounds good.

> The side effect is that <meta> prescan doesn't happen in the
> synchronous mode for text/html resources. This is displeasingly
> inconsistent but makes sense if the sync mode is treated as an evil
> legacy feature rather than as an evolving part of the platform.

I'm not sure what this means. Aren't we only doing <meta> prescan when
parsing a HTML document?

/ Jonas
Received on Monday, 21 November 2011 18:29:04 GMT

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