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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.

Geoffrey Sneddon
Received on Monday, 8 June 2009 16:42:04 UTC

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