W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-webapps@w3.org > July to September 2014

Re: XMLHttpRequest: uppercasing method names

From: Takeshi Yoshino <tyoshino@google.com>
Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2014 00:24:41 +0900
Message-ID: <CAH9hSJb6HTBAqd1faEBUdfTJeGfHS-mvWd96nEG3DDSztkVcsw@mail.gmail.com>
To: Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
Cc: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, "Web Applications Working Group WG (public-webapps@w3.org)" <public-webapps@w3.org>
On Wed, Aug 13, 2014 at 12:15 AM, Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com> wrote:

>
> On Aug 12, 2014 11:12 AM, "Takeshi Yoshino" <tyoshino@google.com> wrote:
> >
> > On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 10:55 PM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
> wrote:
> >>
> >> On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 3:37 PM, Brian Kardell <bkardell@gmail.com>
> wrote:
> >> > If there's no really good reason to change it, least change is better
> IMO
> >>
> >> All I can think of is that it would be somewhat more consistent to not
> >> have this list and always uppercase,
> >
> >
> > Ideally
> >
> >>
> >> but yeah, I guess I'll just align
> >> fetch() with XMLHttpRequest.
> >
> >
> > Isn't it an option that we use stricter rule (all uppercase) for the
> newly-introduced fetch() API but keep the list for XHR? Aligning XHR and
> fetch() is basically good but making fetch() inherit the whitelist is a
> little sad.
> >
> >
> >
> > Some archaeology:
> >
> > - Blink recently reduced the whitelist to conform to the latest WHATWG
> XHR spec.
> http://src.chromium.org/viewvc/blink?view=revision&revision=176592
> > - Before that, used this list ported to WebKit from Firefox's behavior
> http://trac.webkit.org/changeset/13652/trunk/WebCore/xml/xmlhttprequest.cpp
> > - Anne introduced the initial version of the part of the spec in Aug
> 2006
> http://dev.w3.org/cvsweb/2006/webapi/XMLHttpRequest/Overview.html.diff?r1=1.12;r2=1.13;f=h
> > -- http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapi/2006Apr/0124.html
> > -- http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapi/2006Apr/0126.html
> >
>
> fetch should explain magic in XMLHttpRequest et all.. I don't see how it
> could differ in the way you are suggesting and match
>
Which do you mean by fetch? http://fetch.spec.whatwg.org/#dom-global-fetch
or http://fetch.spec.whatwg.org/#concept-fetch.

fetch() and XHR share the fetch algorithm but have different bootstrap and
hooks.
Received on Tuesday, 12 August 2014 15:25:33 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 18:14:26 UTC