[whatwg] [rest-discuss] HTML5 and RESTful HTTP in browsers

Geoffrey Sneddon foolistbar at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 18 12:39:37 PST 2008

On 18 Nov 2008, at 16:41, Joshua Cranmer wrote:

> (and if you retort XMLHTTPRequest, let me point out that I  
> personally would have objected to injecting HTTP specifics into that  
> interface, had I been around during the design phases)

XMLHttpRequest doesn't need to be XML, it doesn't need to be HTTP (FTP  
should work fine too in browsers IIRC), so all it really is is a  
generic request object.

Geoffrey Sneddon

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