[whatwg] Fetch: crossorigin="anonymous" and XMLHttpRequest

Adam Barth w3c at adambarth.com
Tue Feb 26 14:52:28 PST 2013

WebKit hasn't implemented either, so we don't have any implementation
constraints in this area.


On Tue, Feb 26, 2013 at 3:35 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at annevk.nl> wrote:
> There's an unfortunate mismatch currently. new
> XMLHttpRequest({anon:true}) will generate a request where a) origin is
> a globally unique identifier b) referrer source is the URL
> about:blank, and c) credentials are omitted. From those
> crossorigin="anonymous" only does c. Can we still change
> crossorigin="anonymous" to match the anonymous flag semantics of
> XMLHttpRequest or is it too late?
> --
> http://annevankesteren.nl/

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