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Re: XMLHttpRequest for Last Call

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 17:24:38 +0100
Message-ID: <45D1E646.9000300@gmx.de>
To: Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com>
CC: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>, "Web API WG (public)" <public-webapi@w3.org>

Maciej Stachowiak schrieb:
>> Yes. The problem is the spec saying "...nothing SHOULD be done...". I 
>> think it's better to be explicit what the implementation should do (in 
>> this case, ignore the method call).
> I agree that using active voice is better than using passive voice, but 
> there are no requirements being imposed on the server here (wouldn't 
> make sense for XMLHttpRequest to do that).

Yep, sorry. I spent so much time specifying server behavior that is 
automatically slipped into. So...:

"For security reasons, *an implementation* SHOULD ignore any attempt to 
modify any of the headers below (header names being matched 

Best regards, Julian
Received on Tuesday, 13 February 2007 16:24:55 UTC

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