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

Anne van Kesteren annevk at annevk.nl
Thu Feb 28 10:54:36 PST 2013

On Wed, Feb 27, 2013 at 12:02 AM, Kenneth Russell <kbr at google.com> wrote:
> Are you referring to the crossOrigin attribute on HTMLImageElement and
> HTMLMediaElement? Those are implemented in WebKit. It should be fine
> to change crossOrigin="anonymous" requests to satisfy (a) and (b). Any
> server that satisfies these anonymous requests in a way compatible
> with UAs' caching will ignore the incoming origin and the referrer.

Cool, hopefully we can make that change then. That would at least keep
the naming and semantics somewhat consistent.


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