[whatwg] defining new HTTP headers

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu Sep 25 02:16:06 PDT 2008

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

So what's the spec defining Origin? I thought it was XmlHttpRequest(2)?

BR, Julian

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