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Re: XMLHttpRequest Object feedback

From: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
Date: Thu, 6 Apr 2006 09:46:55 +0100
Message-ID: <005801c65956$af8a1700$6b01a8c0@Snufkin>
To: <public-webapi@w3.org>

"Mark Nottingham" <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>
> It seems a *little* draconian to not allow the user to control If- 
> Modified-Since, If-None-Match and If-Range. Range should definitely  be 
> available to users; somebody might know what they're doing. :)

Definately this is required, I though this was already agreed actually...

> The Referer header MUST be set, and MUST NOT be overridable; once 
> cross-site XHR is available, sites will want to use it for security, 
> logging, etc.

I don't agree with this, a user agent MUST be allowed to anonymise browsing, 
tracking users is not a suitable reason for changing this behaviour.


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