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Re: TLS error handling in XMLHttpRequest

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2008 15:00:44 +0200
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Thomas Roessler" <tlr@w3.org>, public-webapi@w3.org, public-wsc-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <op.ubtc3ic764w2qv@annevk-t60.oslo.opera.com>

On Tue, 27 May 2008 14:38:07 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
> Hmmm. Maybe I'm missing something, but why would user interaction be  
> allowed for HTTP authentication, but not in these cases?

This is only about error handling and for HTTP authentication the user is  
only prompted if credentials were not provided using the open() method.  
(This matches Internet Explorer, but other browsers differ. The Internet  
Explorer behavior makes more sense for developers it seems so they can  
provide custom UI, etc.)

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 27 May 2008 13:00:47 UTC

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