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RE: [cors] Simplify CORS Headers (ISSUE-89)

From: Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 22:52:35 +0000
To: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>, Tyler Close <tyler.close@gmail.com>
CC: WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <104E6B5B6535E849970CDFBB1C5216EB2F165F9F@TK5EX14MBXC136.redmond.corp.microsoft.com>
On Wednesday, May 26, 2010 1:05 PM, Adam Barth wrote:
> On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 9:08 AM, Tyler Close <tyler.close@gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 8:23 AM, Adrian Bateman <adrianba@microsoft.com>
> wrote:
> > > In IE, we only support Access-Control-Allow-Origin and combining with
> > >other values (albeit optional ones) that we don't support might be
> > >misleading. It also introduces some additional parsing that changes the
> > >behaviour from a simple comparison to a more complex parse and then compare.
> >
> > The above statement seems to imply that there are no plans for IE to
> > support the optional features of CORS such as pre-flight and user
> > credentials. Am I reading the statement correctly?
> 
> I don't mean to speak for Adrian, but Microsoft doesn't usually
> comment on future product releases.  I suspect that's because of
> various legal requirements in the US regarding forward-looking
> statements.

Thanks Adam. To be clear, we currently don't support pre-flight/user credentials and we have not announced any plans to do so. I can't comment on what we might do in a future release.

Thanks,

Adrian.
Received on Wednesday, 26 May 2010 22:58:53 GMT

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