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Re: Rename XBL2 to something without X, B, or L?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 16 Dec 2010 14:59:06 +0100
To: "Dimitri Glazkov" <dglazkov@google.com>, "Robin Berjon" <robin@berjon.com>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vns7ssnv64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Thu, 16 Dec 2010 14:51:39 +0100, Robin Berjon <robin@berjon.com> wrote:
> On Dec 14, 2010, at 22:24 , Dimitri Glazkov wrote:
>> Looking at the use cases and the problems the current XBL2 spec is
>> trying address, I think it might be a good idea to rename it into
>> something that is less legacy-bound?
> I strongly object. We have a long and proud tradition of perfectly  
> horrible and meaningless names such as XMLHttpRequest. I don't see why  
> we'd ever have to change.
> Shadow HTML Anonymous DOm for the Web!

Cause I know you are being serious I will be serious as well and point out  
that XMLHttpRequest's name is legacy bound as that is what implementations  
call it and applications are using. XBL2 has none of that.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 16 December 2010 13:59:46 UTC

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