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Re: Extension methods & XMLHttpRequest

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 11 Jun 2006 22:27:32 +0200
To: "HTTP Working Group" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.tazzsdlz64w2qv@id-c0020.oslo.opera.com>

On Sun, 11 Jun 2006 14:27:53 +0200, Jamie Lokier <jamie@shareable.org>  
wrote:
>> The problem is that new methods (similar to TRACE and CONNECT) could be
>> introduced which would require immediate patching to browsers.
>
> Are you sure it's possible to introduce new methods that have similar
> problems to TRACE and CONNECT?

I'd rather have someone prove the opposite given the nature of the issue.  
Anyway, I'm by no means a security or HTTP expert, just saying what the  
problem is at the moment.


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Anne van Kesteren
<http://annevankesteren.nl/>
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