[whatwg] Readiness of script-created documents

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Mon Jun 20 05:10:53 PDT 2011

On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 4:26 AM, Henri Sivonen <hsivonen at iki.fi> wrote:
> http://software.hixie.ch/utilities/js/live-dom-viewer/saved/1039
> It says "complete" in Firefox, "loading" in Chrome and Opera and
> "uninitialized" in IE. The spec requires "complete". readyState is
> originally an IE API. Why doesn't the spec require "uninitialized"?
> (The implementation in Gecko is so recent that it's quite possible that
> Gecko followed the spec and the spec just made stuff up as opposed to
> the spec following Gecko.)

"complete" seems like the most useful and consistent value which would
seem like a good reason to require that.

/ Jonas

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