An ajax revamp is planned for 2.0.

Best,

Tobie

On Aug 18, 4:55 pm, Ken Snyder <kendsny...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Yes! The core devs do need to address whether or not this
> Ajax.Request#getStatus() behavior will be fixed.
> All non-HTTP requests (namely file:) return a status of 0. A function like
> the following needs to be added, probably in Ajax.Request#getStatus()
>
> isHttp: function() {
>   var pcol = String(this.url).match(/^([a-z]+)?\:/i);
>   if (!pcol) {
>     return window.location.protocol.match(/^https?\:/);
>   }
>   if (pcol[1] == 'http') {
>     return true;
>   }
>
> },
>
> In my opinion, the status should be zero only on failure and an
> onNetworkError or the like should be fired in place of on0 (Firing on0
> seems kludgey). Other error status codes (such as 12002, 12007, 12029,
> 12030, 12031, 12152 and 13030) need to be mapped to a status of 0 and fire
> onNetworkError (see "Ajax: the Complete Reference" by Thomas Powell 
> -http://books.google.com/books?id=p9hrjVMAeYkC&pg=PA180)
>
> Then, as you mentioned, Ajax.Request#success() would then be  return
> (status> = 200 && status <300);
>
> With the current state of Prototype, you'll need to manually interpret a
> success as a failure when the request is HTTP.
>
> - Ken
>
> On Fri, Jul 17, 2009 at 4:15 AM, T.J. Crowder <t...@crowdersoftware.com>wrote:
>
>
>
>
>
> > > Looks like success() returns TRUE all the time as foolged said.
>
> > Yes, if getStatus returns 0 (either because the HTTP status code
> > really came back from the browser as 0, or because the browser didn't
> > supply one at all), then success will return true.  This has been
> > noted before.[1][2]
>
> > I'd love to hear from one of the core devs (NOT just someone active on
> > this list like myself) *why* zero is considered success, because it
> > doesn't make sense to me.  The server being offline is certainly not a
> > successful outcome.  Most of the contributors to Prototype are not
> > dumb, it's there for a reason, I just want to know what the reason is
> > since they didn't feel it deserved a comment in the source.
>
> > [1]
> >http://proto-scripty.wikidot.com/prototype:how-to-bulletproof-ajax-re...
> > [2]
> >http://groups.google.com/group/prototype-scriptaculous/browse_thread/...
> > --
> > T.J. Crowder
> > tj / crowder software / com
> > Independent Software Engineer, consulting services available
>
> > On Jul 16, 1:52 pm, dmitrymos <dmitry...@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Alex, what does success() return if getStatus() returns 0 in case of
> > > error?
>
> > > Looks like success() returns TRUE all the time as foolged said.
>
> > > On Jul 16, 7:37 am, "Alex McAuley" <webmas...@thecarmarketplace.com>
> > > wrote:
>
> > > > as it states.......
>
> > > > Return !status (NOT STATUS) || (OR) status greater than or equal to 200
> > > > (TRUE|FALSE) && status LESS THAN 300
>
> > > > as i said again it returns a true false
>
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: "foolged" <fool...@gmail.com>
> > > > To: "Prototype & script.aculo.us" <
> > prototype-scriptaculous@googlegroups.com>
> > > > Sent: Thursday, July 16, 2009 10:42 AM
> > > > Subject: [Proto-Scripty] Re: checked !status in line 1496?
>
> > > > (prototype-1.6.1.RC3)
>
> > > > > Hi All
> > > > > You do not understand my question.
> > > > > I asked, not what is returned.
> > > > > I asked what is checked! status?
>
> > > > > IMHO rightly so.
> > > > > return (status> = 200 & & status <300);
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