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Re: [XHR] Redirects

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2010 19:28:41 +0200
To: "Darin Fisher" <darin@chromium.org>, "James Leigh" <james-nospam@leighnet.ca>
Cc: "WebApps WG" <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-ID: <op.vi09h2mm64w2qv@anne-van-kesterens-macbook-pro.local>
On Tue, 14 Sep 2010 19:22:30 +0200, James Leigh <james-nospam@leighnet.ca>  
> A challenge with having these methods combined is that it prevents the
> caller from changing (or preserving) the request header between
> redirects (Mozilla, for example, resets all its headers following a
> redirect). By keeping them separate the caller can reinstate
> non-standard (or standard) headers between redirects as necessary.

Well, that is a bug that needs to be fixed. We do not introduce new  
features to work around bugs. It is covered by the XMLHttpRequest test  


Anne van Kesteren
Received on Tuesday, 14 September 2010 17:29:20 UTC

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