[whatwg] [html5] r7128 - [giow] (2) Try to define img synchronous loading. Affected topics: HTML

Simon Pieters simonp at opera.com
Wed Jun 13 09:24:56 PDT 2012

On Wed, 13 Jun 2012 18:09:22 +0200, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky at mit.edu> wrote:

> On 6/13/12 4:55 AM, Simon Pieters wrote:
>> If it redirects, it switches to CORS. However, there are some bugs in
>> the spec... I just filed
>> https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=17478 now.
> Can we push this whole algorithm down into the CORS spec?  It looks like  
> at this point fetching-resources.html and the XHR spec are both trying  
> to define the same algorithm (no CORS for same-origin, check origin on  
> redirect, switch to CORS as needed, etc), and it would be pretty nice if  
> they ended up actually defining it the same way.  Simplest way to do  
> that is to define it in the CORS spec and just reference it in the  
> others, I'd think.

Yeah or maybe even merge this algorithm, the fetch algorithm, and the  
cross-origin request algorithms. Currently it's extremely hard to follow.

Simon Pieters
Opera Software

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