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Re: XMLHttpRequest: uppercasing method names

From: Tab Atkins Jr. <jackalmage@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 2014 08:03:03 -0700
Message-ID: <CAAWBYDBJbOpiz9RPx1usMg_drSADRUWnqxdcZB-DzivE+gTk9Q@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 6:26 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:
> In https://github.com/slightlyoff/ServiceWorker/issues/120 the
> question came up whether we should perhaps always uppercase method
> names as that is what people seem to expect. mnot seemed okay with
> adding appropriate advice on the HTTP side.
>
> The alternative is that we stick with our current subset and make that
> consistent across APIs, and treat other method names as
> case-sensitive.
>
> I somewhat prefer always uppercasing, but that would require changes
> to XMLHttpRequest.

I prefer making them all case-insensitive, which I guess means always
uppercasing.  It's not a strong desire, but it seems silly to require
a particular, unusual, casing for this kind of thing.

~TJ
Received on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 15:03:57 UTC

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