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Re: Extension HTTP methods

From: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Date: Fri, 9 Jun 2006 18:45:51 +0000 (UTC)
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Charles McCathieNevile <chaals@opera.com>, Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>, "Web APIs WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.62.0606091844170.10282@dhalsim.dreamhost.com>

On Fri, 9 Jun 2006, Julian Reschke wrote:
> Speaking of which, if this is a security problem: why hasn't it been 
> fixed in Firefox 1.5 and/or IE 6SP2? Both seem to happily send CONNECT 
> requests when asked for.

It was fixed in IE7. I would presume that the other browser vendors are 
still weighing their options, and that that is probably why the working 
group is still discussing this (given that most members of the working 
group are browser vendors).

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