[whatwg] defining new HTTP headers

Julian Reschke julian.reschke at gmx.de
Thu Sep 25 02:28:21 PDT 2008

Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Sep 2008 11:16:06 +0200, Julian Reschke 
> <julian.reschke at gmx.de> wrote:
>> So what's the spec defining Origin? I thought it was XmlHttpRequest(2)?
> Access Control for Cross-Site Requests.

Ah, forgot about that one.

If Origin is used by more than one spec, it might still be good to have 
a standalone-document defining it.

Back to your earlier mail:

>> As far as I can tell, you are speaking of a new header. This can be defined in an IETF document, in a W3C document, and in other places. You just need to register it with IANA, and expert review (hopefully) will happen.
> Not really :/
> http://www.ietf.org/mail-archive/web/ietf-message-headers/current/index.html 

So, is there a case where IANA registration was attempted and expert 
review did *not* happen?

BR, Julian

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