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[whatwg] Comments on the XMLHttpRequest::setRequestHeader spec

From: Jim Ley <jim.ley@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2004 12:03:15 +0000
Message-ID: <851c8d3104111104032762068@mail.gmail.com>
On Wed, 10 Nov 2004 23:07:02 +0100, Christian Biesinger
<cbiesinger at web.de> wrote:
> - This Spec does not allow sending a User-Agent header, is that intended?

Current implementations do, so as this is supposedly capturing current
behaviour, then it has to.

> - it implies that the request does not contain a referrer (though that
> may be the intention)

Current implementations do, so as this is supposedly capturing current
behaviour, then it has to.

> Then, two content-negotiation issues:
> - it prohibits sending Accept-Language
> - it also prohibits sending Accept:

Nothing should be excluded, and existing implementations exclude
nothing, again this is not capturing existing implementations.

Jim.
Received on Thursday, 11 November 2004 04:03:15 UTC

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