[whatwg] Access the Response Headers for the Current Document
ian at hixie.ch
Tue Jul 28 18:21:27 PDT 2009
On Wed, 15 Jul 2009, Joseph Pecoraro wrote:
> of XHR but not for the current document. So in order to find out the
> headers for the current document you would need to make another request,
> refetching the current page, to find that out .
> Use Cases:
> Any that apply to XHR accessing their response headers would certainly
> apply here. Some thoughts are accessing the Content-Type header or
> Custom Headers and acting accordingly.
You can just include the data straight into the page, for now. It's really
clear what the use cases would actually be in practice.
> Come up with a clear description of the problem that needs to be solved:
> Cannot access the Response Headers for the current document in
> Any there Browser Implementors out there that agree with this? If so,
> any thoughts on the best ways to expose the current page's request
> seems to be useless. How about keeping consistent with the XHR interface
> with something like:
> document.getAllResponseHeaders() and document.getResponseHeader(header)
This is something that might make sense for a future version, but in the
absence of a compelling need for this, I'm going to skip adding this in
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