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[Bug 16574] New: editorial - add note that UA need not send Origin header

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Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2012 22:42:03 +0000
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           Summary: editorial - add note that UA need not send Origin
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: All
               URL: http://www.w3.org/TR/html5/urls.html#fetching-resource
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec (editor: Ian Hickson)
        AssignedTo: ian@hixie.ch
        ReportedBy: glenn@skynav.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,

At present, HTML5 does not mandate support for [ORIGIN] in a compliant UA,
which means that a UA need not transmit an Origin header; however, due to the
citation of Origin header in [1] step 5, readers may misunderstand the
requirements in this regard;

To avoid misunderstanding, please add an informative note under the last
paragraph of step 5 "For the purposes of the Origin header..." as follows (or
an equivalent):

Note: A user agent is not required to support [ORIGIN], which means that
sending a Origin header is not required by this specification.

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