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Re: SVG 1.2 URLRequest interface

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Thu, 30 Sep 2004 17:10:48 +0000 (UTC)
To: Peter Sorotokin <psorotok@adobe.com>
Cc: Michael A Nachbaur <mike@nachbaur.com>, www-svg@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0409301709190.14396@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 27 Sep 2004, Peter Sorotokin wrote:
> Yes, we indeed modeled URLRequest after XMLHttpRequest, it is designed 
> to be basically just as simple to use with just a little bit of extra 
> power. Everyone who used XMLHttpRequest or IE's MS.XMLHTTP should feel 
> right at home.

Given that XMLHttpRequest has multiple interoperable implementations (at 
least four, so far, on at least half a dozen different platforms), was any 
thought given to just using XMLHttpRequest outright?

It would be unfortunate if implementations that support both SVG and HTML 
had to implement both interfaces.

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