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

Jonas Sicking jonas at sicking.cc
Sat Mar 16 18:10:16 PDT 2013

On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 4:31 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk at annevk.nl> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 8, 2013 at 9:26 PM, Jonas Sicking <jonas at sicking.cc> wrote:
>> Why do we want the a) and b) behavior? That's not implemented in the
>> gecko implementation of XHR({ anon: true }) (which precedes the spec
>> version, so i'm preemptively putting an end to complaints about us not
>> following the spec)
> Preceded the specification? I doubt that. When was it added? The
> specification was done start of 2010 somewhere based on the
> requirements coming from UMP:
> http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-webapps/2010JanMar/0340.html

I see that my attempt at focusing on the important issues failed.
Would you like to debate whether the new syntax constitutes a new
feature or would you like to debate the technical issues of whether we
want the a) and b) behavior?

/ Jonas

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