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

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Mon Jun 20 12:28:02 PDT 2011

On Mon, Jun 20, 2011 at 7:13 AM, Per-Erik Brodin
<per-erik.brodin at ericsson.com> wrote:
> On 2011-06-20 12:53, Jonas Sicking wrote:
>> Headers that the implementation adds doesn't need to be added to this
>> list. For example the "Host" header is set by the browser in almost
>> all situations, but it does not need to be added to the list of
>> "simple headers". Indeed, adding in there would an out right bad idea.
>> So I'm not convinced that the Last-Event-ID header needs to be in the
>> list.
> Only "custom request headers" are matched against the list of "simple
> headers" and "Host" is not a custom header set by the EventSource
> implementation, hence there is no need to add it to the list.
> In XHR Level 2 the custom request headers are the "author request headers".
> An option would be to always match the list of simple headers against author
> request headers only.

It seems like you are saying exactly what I was saying? Am I missing something?

/ Jonas

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