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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: Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay@helsinki.fi>
Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2012 21:53:08 +0200
Message-ID: <50CB83A4.3020905@helsinki.fi>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
CC: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>, Jungkee Song <jungkee.song@samsung.com>, public-webapps@w3.org, smaug <smaug@welho.com>
On 12/14/2012 09:46 PM, Boris Zbarsky wrote:
> On 12/14/12 2:29 PM, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> Per Hixie the Document is associated with both the old and the new
>> Window. Meaning that XMLHttpRequest will function normally even though
>> XMLHttpRequest != window.XMLHttpRequest.
>
> I'm not sure it actually will; Olli had some concerns about event dispatch in the responseXML if it's tied to the old window, not the new one,
That concern is Gecko implementation detail.


  for
> example.  Not sure to what extent those are Gecko-implementation-specific.
>
> -Boris
>
> Note that in Gecko the old window is in fact unhooked from the document during open(), to prevent memory leaks; we _may_ be able to change that, but
> it's not clear.
>
>
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