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Re: {Spam?} Re: [xhr]

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2014 17:07:01 +0000 (UTC)
To: Brendan Eich <brendan@secure.meer.net>
cc: chaals@yandex-team.ru, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>, Robert Hanson <hansonr@stolaf.edu>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1409031700520.2532@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Tue, 2 Sep 2014, Brendan Eich wrote:
> 
> Also (I am a WHATWG cofounder) it is overreach to promise obsolescence on any
> timeline on the Web. Robert should not worry about real browser implementors
> breaking content by removing sync XHR -- to do so would be to lose market
> share.
> 
> In this light, WHATWG should avoid making indefinite-timescale, over-ambitious
> assertions.

Hear hear. Indeed, a large part of moving to a "living standard" model is 
all about maintaining the agility to respond to changes to avoid having to 
make this very kind of assertion.

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