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Re: XMLHttpRequest spec

From: Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com>
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2009 17:41:15 +0100
Cc: "Web Archive" <www-archive@w3.org>
Message-Id: <DFE78F82-07F8-4D59-A9A9-323496BE2F8F@googlemail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

On 8 Jun 2009, at 13:45, Anne van Kesteren wrote:

> On Sat, 06 Jun 2009 15:25:54 +0200, Geoffrey Sneddon <foolistbar@googlemail.com 
> > wrote:
>> There's quite a few specs contained within the "source" file in at  
>> least the WHATWG SVN repo (I can't remember whether this is in W3C  
>> CVS), primarily because they have cross-references from one another  
>> automatically created, and tools for doing this between multiple  
>> HTML files aren't very good. Most of the specs (to my knowledge  
>> with the sole exception of XMLHttpRequest) are generated in this way.
>
> How is XMLHttpRequest an exception here? I'd like it to be normal,  
> please advice :-)

All the other specs (Web Storage, etc.) are generated programmatically  
from the source file in the WHATWG SVN repo, whereas XHR has its own  
Overview.src.html and Overview.html.


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Geoffrey Sneddon
<http://gsnedders.com/>
Received on Monday, 8 June 2009 16:42:04 GMT

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