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Re: SVG 1.2 Comment: B.2.3 Socket Connections

From: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@MIT.EDU>
Date: Thu, 04 Nov 2004 16:53:56 -0600
Message-ID: <418AB304.7060605@mit.edu>
To: Jim Ley <jim@jibbering.com>
CC: www-svg@w3.org

Jim Ley wrote:
> You always have to block random hosts - Mozilla is currently the only 
> browser to provide by default (and last I looked non-disablable) access to 
> non-originating hosts via javascript http requests.

Actually, I just checked on this.  The XMLHttpRequest code does have 
cross-site security checks in place, and my attempt to use it to make a 
cross-site request threw an exception.

Were you referring to someother piece of javascript HTTP request 
functionality?

-Boris
Received on Thursday, 4 November 2004 22:57:02 UTC

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