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Re: [XHR] Need to define the behavior when the Window the XHR is created from does not have an associated document

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 12:40:34 -0500
Message-ID: <50CB6492.9070100@mit.edu>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
CC: Jungkee Song <jungkee.song@samsung.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
On 12/14/12 11:54 AM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 14, 2012 at 5:30 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
>> But note that you can get the same effect by just navigating the a browsing
>> context, then calling a function that was defined in the no-longer-active
>> document, without worrying about browsers that have buggy open()
>> implementations.
>
> The specification deals with that by having xhr.open() throw.

Ah, indeed.  OK.

> I suppose the same would happen for the other case, since the associated
> Document object is no longer active.

Which other case?  The document.open() one?  In that case, there is no 
problem with the document per se; the only question is whether the XHR 
has an associated document object at all in that case...  and per spec 
not having one does NOT cause open() to throw.

-Boris
Received on Friday, 14 December 2012 17:41:52 GMT

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