[whatwg] Enhancement request: change EventSource to allow cross-domain access

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Sat Jun 18 12:34:45 PDT 2011

On Sat, 18 Jun 2011 15:23:21 +0200, Olli Pettay <Olli.Pettay at helsinki.fi>  
> It is a very strange API inconsistency if XHR defaults to
> credentials=false, but EventSource to credentials=true.

Not if we do not expose all of the features XMLHttpRequest has. Besides,  
.withCredentials was a bad idea. That is where the inconsistency with  
other cross-origin requests started. (In retrospect I very much wish I  
fought harder to keep the consistency.)

Anne van Kesteren

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