[whatwg] defining new HTTP headers

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu Sep 25 02:07:54 PDT 2008

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
 > ...
>> What's true is that you can't require existing HTTP/1.1 clients to 
>> send it with every POST request (did anybody seriously suggest that?).
> The suggestion was for POST requests the browser makes based on Web APIs 
> (e.g., XMLHttpRequest, <form>, etc.).

OK, so that sounds like syntax and semantics of Origin should be defined 
in a separate spec, and then XmlHttpRequest and HTML5 can make a 
normative requirement (for their scenarios) about when it needs to be 

BR, Julian

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