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Re: [cors] Redirects

From: Alexey Proskuryakov <ap@webkit.org>
Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2009 23:50:17 +0400
Cc: "Jonas Sicking" <jonas@sicking.cc>, "WebApps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <E42E4CC3-DBB6-4000-9298-7BCFF0DE5E44@webkit.org>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>

23.04.2009, Χ 12:54, Anne van Kesteren ΞΑΠΙΣΑΜ(Α):

> I want to support redirects on simple requests (as is already done  
> for e.g. <img> and <form>) and preflight requests, but not on actual  
> requests. This is what the specification specifies and I believe  
> this is what WebKit implements.

Not at the moment - cross-origin redirects are currently never  
followed for XMLHttpRequest in WebKit. I do agree that the use case of  
moving services to another host looks  compelling enough to support  
these classes of redirects in some way.

- WBR, Alexey Proskuryakov
Received on Thursday, 23 April 2009 19:51:13 UTC

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