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Re: ISSUE-115 (xhr-referer): XHR does not specify what URL to use for Referer [XHR]

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2010 11:52:12 +0100
To: "Web Applications Working Group WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.u77u5aiy64w2qv@annevk-t60>
On Wed, 03 Feb 2010 10:39:29 +0100, Web Applications Working Group Issue  
Tracker <sysbot+tracker@w3.org> wrote:
> XHR does not specify what URL to use for Referer. HTML5 specifies this  
> in the Resource Fetch algorithm, but XHR does not use that. This should  
> be specified, and in particular if the XHR is being made with a unique  
> identifier origin it should not send a referer at all.

XHR now uses HTML5 fetch. This removes some text I had to duplicate from  
HTML5 as a nice side effect.

Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 16 February 2010 10:52:51 UTC

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