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Re: [xhr] statusText is underdefined

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 08:57:18 +0200
Message-ID: <4F7407CE.1020103@gmx.de>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
CC: public-webapps@w3.org, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, Cameron McCormack <cam@mozilla.com>
On 2012-03-28 20:23, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Wed, 28 Mar 2012 20:10:53 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
>> On 3/28/12 10:42 AM, Glenn Adams wrote:
>>> Any use of DOMString to serve as a holder for arbitrary binary data
>>> (including inflating from UTF-8 bytes into 16-bit code units), should be
>>> specifically marked as such.
>>
>> For what it's worth, I would be reasonably happy if we had a
>> non-DOMString IDL type to indicate "raw byte sequence" strings, with
>> WebIDL defining byte-inflation as the conversion from such things to
>> JS strings...
>
> That's an interesting idea. We could also use that for open()'s method
> argument (as doing the opposite, throw for higher than U+00FF, then
> deflate).

???

Any valid method name is ASCII only. What's the point in making the API 
more complicated for this?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Thursday, 29 March 2012 06:58:21 GMT

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