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[whatwg] XML Extras

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 26 Nov 2004 02:45:16 +0000 (UTC)
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0411260234320.17654@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>
On Tue, 19 Oct 2004, Dean Edwards wrote:
> 
> nice to see the XMLHttpRequest object in the web apps spec. any chance 
> that mozilla's other XML extras [1] can be included? i'm thinking 
> specifically of the XML serialiser and XML parser objects.

It appears that those interfaces were only intended to be used in the 
interim pending DOM3 Load and Save support. Since they are not widely 
used, are not supported by IE, and have a standard alternative already, I 
would prefer to just let UAs implement the standard alternative.

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