Re: ISSUE-29: how is uri parameter of the open() method resolved

On Fri, 24 Feb 2006 18:34:52 +0100, Maciej Stachowiak <>  
> In Safari, and I believe also in Firefox and Internet Explorer, if the  
> URI parameter is a relative URI reference, it is resolved against the  
> window.location.href of the Window object currently executing script,  
> which may or may not be the same as the one used to create the  
> XMLHttpRequest object.

Firefox uses document.baseURI from what I recall. (Probably because of  
<base> and author expectations...)

> I can make a test case to check this.

That would be great!

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Saturday, 25 February 2006 09:36:28 UTC