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Re: XMLHttpRequest Level 1- specification history

From: Jungkee Song <jungkees@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2014 09:02:59 +0900
Message-ID: <CAGwV++eQQGrcxmJeUqW0EfS_C6mMSAF2amtFd=cnunT_oWzGHQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Mon, Mar 31, 2014 at 2:44 AM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:

> On Sun, 30 Mar 2014, Jungkee Song wrote:
> >
> > I presume the author originally put the part rather informatively. I
> > made it a single sentence as clarified here:
> >
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/xhr/raw-file/default/xhr-1/Overview.html#specification-history
>
> Oh, man, please don't fork this further!
>
> The canonical spec for XHR is Anne's, at http://xhr.spec.whatwg.org/.
>
> I really would rather the W3C stopped causing all this confusion with all
> these forks of WHATWG specs. It's harming the Web.
>
>
This snapshot is not to develop the features in its own way but to provide
the work for the implementors to test and achieve the compatibility with. I
think the related testing efforts [1] (the current status [2]) from many
industry players (of course Anne contributed enormous part of the test too)
are improving the Web in a way.

[1] http://w3c-test.org/XMLHttpRequest/
[2] http://jungkees.github.io/XMLHttpRequest-test/


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Jungkee Song
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