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Re: [XHR] remove "user cancels request"

From: Julian Aubourg <j@ubourg.net>
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2013 10:22:32 +0100
Message-ID: <CANUEoevaXUgD5HujAn6epLfHv1-889S4mKZeV3H5VWtXo-hzFA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: Jungkee Song <jungkee.song@samsung.com>, Timmy Willison <timmywillisn@gmail.com>, Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
AFAIK, clicking the stop button of the navigator or clicking on a link in
the page will abort outbound requests. That's exactly the kind of aborts
authors want to differentiate from network errors. I assume those buttons
are UI features that permit request cancellation for users? Or am I
completly missing the point again?

On 25 February 2013 10:08, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:

> On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 8:20 AM, Julian Aubourg <j@ubourg.net> wrote:
> > I have the same questions as Jungkee. What is it you want to remove
> exactly?
> > Why do you think the distinction between an user-initiated abort and a
> > network error is irrelevant? If I am to believe jQuery's bug tracker, our
> > users want and need the distinction.
> Euhm. My email said "end user" (which the spec simply calls users,
> jQuery's users are called authors/developers). If you search for "This
> is an abort error" you'll find the bits I think can be removed due to
> lack of browser UI for that feature.
> --
> http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Monday, 25 February 2013 09:23:00 UTC

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