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[Bug 9017] The origin argument should be used to determine whether Referer is to be omitted for XMLHttpRequest. I'm not a 100% sure at the moment when that would matter, but it seems safer.

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Date: Tue, 23 Feb 2010 01:54:24 +0000
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http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9017


Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> changed:

           What    |Removed                     |Added
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             Status|NEW                         |RESOLVED
         Resolution|                            |WONTFIX




--- Comment #1 from Ian 'Hixie' Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>  2010-02-23 01:54:23 ---
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Status: Rejected
Change Description: no spec change
Rationale: It's not safer, it's wrong. :-) The 'origin' parameter is only used
for deciding if there should be an Origin header, as part of the origin privacy
stuff.


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