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Re: do not deprecate synchronous XMLHttpRequest

From: James M. Greene <james.m.greene@gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 6 Feb 2015 10:52:05 -0600
Message-ID: <CALrbKZg3nBdusOKs0zq4AD=RcYmqc7-XqqgGoJ8MpUUPULMzVg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com>
Cc: Michaela Merz <michaela.merz@hermetos.com>, Gregg Tracton <tracton@gmail.com>, Webapps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Here is an additional past discussion of this topic:
   https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2014JanMar/0232.html

Sincerely,
    James Greene


On Fri, Feb 6, 2015 at 9:54 AM, Florian Bösch <pyalot@gmail.com> wrote:

> I had an Android device, but now I have an iPhone. In addition to the
>> popup problem, and the fake "X" on ads, the iPhone browsers (Safari,
>> Chrome, Opera) will start to show a site, then they will lock up for 10-30
>> seconds before finally becoming responsive.
>
>
> Via. Ask Slashdot:
> http://ask.slashdot.org/story/15/02/04/1626232/ask-slashdot-gaining-control-of-my-mobile-browser
>
> Note: Starting with Gecko 30.0 (Firefox 30.0 / Thunderbird 30.0 /
>> SeaMonkey 2.27), synchronous requests on the main thread have been
>> deprecated due to the negative effects to the user experience.
>
>
>
> Via
> https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/XMLHttpRequest/Synchronous_and_Asynchronous_Requests
>
> Heads up! The XMLHttpRequest2 spec was recently changed to prohibit
>> sending a synchronous request whenxhr.responseType is set. The idea behind
>> the change is to help mitigate further usage of synchronous xhrs wherever
>> possible.
>
>
> Via http://updates.html5rocks.com/2012/01/Getting-Rid-of-Synchronous-XHRs
>
>
>
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