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Re: cookies and XMLHttpRequest

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Wed, 26 Apr 2006 04:11:13 +0000 (UTC)
To: David Flanagan <david@davidflanagan.com>
Cc: Jonas Sicking <jonas@sicking.cc>, public-webapi@w3.org
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0604260410280.21459@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Mon, 24 Apr 2006, David Flanagan wrote:
> 
> Jonas Sicking wrote:
> > I'm not sure that we actually need to specify this. A UA supporting cookies
> > should use them in any and all http transfers. If we go and specify how
> > every possible web feature interact with XHR we're never going to get done.
> 
> So then you just need to add something to the spec that makes it 
> perfectly clear that XMLHttpRequest scripts the HTTP subsystem of the 
> UA, and does not create its own network connections and implement 
> rudimentary HTTP itself...

Whether it uses the UA's HTTP library or a separate one, that doesn't 
change what HTTP and other RFCs require for the implementation to be 
considered conformant.

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