[whatwg] defining new HTTP headers

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Thu Sep 25 02:11:41 PDT 2008

On Thu, 25 Sep 2008 11:07:54 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke at gmx.de>  
> 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  
> supplied.

That's the way it is...

Anne van Kesteren

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