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From "Dan Dumont" <>
Subject XHR in js libraries in a gadget
Date Fri, 06 Jan 2012 20:41:08 GMT
I had this quick conversation with John Hjelmstad today:

     me:  Hi
 John:  howdy
 me:  do you have a min or 2?
 John:  busy right now dealing with some personal matters, but will have 
time in about 30 min
 me:  can you ping me back when you're all done?
 John:  k
 me:  ty
 John:  hey dan, got a few minutes in between stuff
 me:  cool
So we've had people ask us about using dojo in os gadgets
I think it's something that you guys may run into when/if you start really 
pushing on the appdev gadget story
 John:  indeed
 me:  I'm going to be working on a patch to dojo to enhance the xhr module 
to prefer the os impl instead of the existing one
was wondering if there are any jquery committers at google that could 
mirror my efforts
 John:  I presume you found a conflict of some kind?
you know, I just might
One of my reports has contributed, though I'm not sure if he's got 
committer access to the repr.
 me:  well dojo xhr presumes to do all of the xhr itself...  the osapi 
impl has some quirks in how the proxy url is used (or rpc instead of xhr) 
that make dojo unable to cope with it
 John:  that makes sense
 me:  I'm pretty sure jquery has the same issue

Just tossing this out there as an FYI about the problem and to let anyone 
who has another favorite js lib (prototype, etc...) know so that they can 
push the effort in that project.
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