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Re: [XHR] setRequestHeader and redirects

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Sun, 26 Jun 2011 11:03:11 +0200
To: "Julian Reschke" <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: "Christian Biesinger" <cbiesinger@gmail.com>, public-webapps@w3.org, josh@joshmatthews.net
Message-ID: <op.vxod3lhs64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Sun, 26 Jun 2011 01:05:10 +0200, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>  
wrote:
> On 2011-06-25 20:23, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> So each specification that deals with custom headers of some kind (e.g.
>> EventSource has Last-Event-ID and Cache-Control) needs to say what
>> happens to them in the face of redirects?
>>
>> Is that the case Julian?
>
> I can confirm that HTTP doesn't tell you the answer.
>
> I'm not sure it' *supposed* to tell you.
>
> Maybe the proper fix is to have APIs where following redirects is  
> controller by the caller?

I am not sure how that answers the question. I realize you want that  
feature, but it is an orthogonal problem as far as I can tell.


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