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Sessioning with XMLHttpRequest

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January, 2006: Sessioning with XMLHttpRequest

Difference Microsoft Mozilla
Member Names Case insensitive? Begins with lower case letter
XMLHttpRequest Creation New ActiveXObject ("Msxml2.XMLHTTP") New XMLHttpRequest()
XMLHttpRequest.open("some host") OK file:// documents can access http:// documents but you need to enable Universal BrowserRead privilege in your scripts. Additionally, "foo.com:80" and "foo.com:313" are considered different hosts for security purposes. You cannot open a connection to a different host.
DOMParser CreationDOMParser() Not available New
XMLSerializer CreationXMLSerializer() Not available New

Table 1: The differences in "XML Extras" between Mozilla and Microsoft software.


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