Re: [apps-discuss] Questions about Structured Syntax Suffixes (SSS)

ht@inf.ed.ac.uk (Henry S. Thompson) Thu, 24 May 2012 11:14 UTC

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Subject: Re: [apps-discuss] Questions about Structured Syntax Suffixes (SSS)
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ht writes:

> This also points towards another (putative, eventual) benefit --
> suppose we do end up in a world with a number of formats which are
> manifested in both +xml and +json variants -- I would hope/expect that
> at least toolkits, and with luck browsers themselves, would offer API
> wrappers around XMLHttpRequest that automagically parsed responses
> based on + suffixes and handed over either JS or DOM objects as
> appropriate.

Sorry, the above as written is of course contradictory -- what I
should have said was "would offer a variant of XMLHttpRequest".

ht
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