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Re: [XHR] Redirects

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2010 19:28:41 +0200
To: "Darin Fisher" <darin@chromium.org>, "James Leigh" <james-nospam@leighnet.ca>
Cc: "WebApps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vi09h2mm64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Tue, 14 Sep 2010 19:22:30 +0200, James Leigh <james-nospam@leighnet.ca>  
wrote:
> A challenge with having these methods combined is that it prevents the
> caller from changing (or preserving) the request header between
> redirects (Mozilla, for example, resets all its headers following a
> redirect). By keeping them separate the caller can reinstate
> non-standard (or standard) headers between redirects as necessary.

Well, that is a bug that needs to be fixed. We do not introduce new  
features to work around bugs. It is covered by the XMLHttpRequest test  
suite:

http://tc.labs.opera.com/apis/XMLHttpRequest/send-redirect.htm


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Anne van Kesteren
http://annevankesteren.nl/
Received on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 17:29:20 GMT

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