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Re: [beacon] Random comments

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2014 22:43:59 +0000 (UTC)
To: Arvind Jain <arvind@google.com>
cc: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>, public-web-perf <public-web-perf@w3.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1402122234060.31525@ps20323.dreamhostps.com>
On Wed, 12 Feb 2014, Arvind Jain wrote:
>
> https://dvcs.w3.org/hg/webperf/raw-file/tip/specs/Beacon/Overview.html#sec-processing-model
> 
> Simon suggested changing the processing model to the text pasted below. 
> Subsequent to that, the question was which "settings" object to use - 
> the entry settings object or the incumbent settings object.

It depends on what results you want. Suppose a script in a page with URL A 
calls a function in a page with URL B which calls sendBeacon() on the 
Navigator object of a third page with URL C. Do you want the URL passed to 
sendBeacon() to be resolved relative to A, B, or C?

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