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Re: [WebIDL] Handling undefined in Overload Resolution Algorithm

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2011 18:38:58 +0200
To: public-script-coord@w3.org, "Boris Zbarsky" <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Message-ID: <op.vzo668jj64w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Thu, 04 Aug 2011 15:24:58 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:
> In Gecko, undefined used to be treated as "not specified" for  
> XMLHttpRequest.  When we changed to following the current spec (which  
> converts undefined to "undefined") we actually ran into compat issues  
> with some popular JS libraries that pass undefined for username/password  
> explicitly.  For now we're sticking it out, but it sure would be nice to  
> not have those compat issues!

http://dev.w3.org/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest-2/ seems to just defer to IDL  
as far as I can tell. If the IDL or method descriptions need changing  
please let public-webapps@w3.org know.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 4 August 2011 16:39:37 UTC

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