[whatwg] XMLHttpRequest: getAllResponseHeaders

Hallvord Reiar Michaelsen Steen hallvord at hallvord.com
Wed Jan 25 03:54:12 PST 2006

On 22 Jun 2005 at 10:24, Hallvord Reiar Michaelsen Ste wrote:

>> getAllResponseHeaders() 
>> If the readyState attribute has a value other than 3 (Receiving) or
>> 4 (Loaded), returns null.

> 1) This seems a bit inconsistent since the spec says that accessing 
> status and statusText out of order should cause exception.
> 2) This is not what UAs actually do. IE and FF throw an exception and 
> Opera returns an empty string.

 <dd>If the <code title="XMLHttpRequest.readyState"><a
    href="#readystate">readyState</a></code> attribute has a value 
other than
    3 (Receiving) or 4 (Loaded), throws an exception.

Hallvord Reiar Michaelsen Steen

More information about the whatwg mailing list