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Re: [XHR] Authentication prompt during send()

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Apr 2012 19:12:04 +0200
To: "public-webapps@w3.org" <public-webapps@w3.org>, "Hobbs, Timothy" <Timothy.Hobbs@ca.com>
Message-ID: <op.wddt2ed964w2qv@annevk-macbookpro.local>
On Thu, 26 Apr 2012 19:00:45 +0200, Hobbs, Timothy <Timothy.Hobbs@ca.com>  
> Does this mean that if we had tests we could get the browsers to follow  
> the spec or does this mean that the spec is going to describe the  
> existing (imo incorrect) behaviour?
> I'm interested in having the behaviour described in the spec, not the  
> actual behaviour that browsers are showing.

It means there would be a reasonable chance of changing the browsers that  
are not complying, yes. I think everyone wants the behavior prescribed by  
the specification and arguably the end user should never be prompted in  
such scenarios as they have no idea what is going on.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Thursday, 26 April 2012 17:12:41 UTC

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