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Re: W3C Proposed Recommendation: HTML5

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:31:24 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78j-V-j_SwTCcRBwkZr2oLm5b9DREHuEqqGTbyEWSAnqxw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org>
Cc: Karl Dubost <kdubost@mozilla.com>, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, "L. David Baron" <dbaron@mozilla.com>, www-archive <www-archive@w3.org>
On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 4:25 PM, Robin Berjon <robin@w3.org> wrote:
> On 22/09/2014 16:15 , Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> Although DOM and XMLHttpRequest have a two-way dependency with
>> HTML, effectively making them just another page that happens to be
>> maintained by someone else.
> I don't think that two-way dependencies are an issue. It's actually a fairly
> expected feature of systems of any complexity.

Ask the Blink team. A two-way dependency between modules makes it
effectively the same module as you cannot update one without the

Think about it, if you imported Fetch as a module. Would you want that
to drag in XML, HTML, and DOM as well? At that point you failed to

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