Re: [XHR] setRequestHeader and redirects

On Sun, 26 Jun 2011 01:05:10 +0200, Julian Reschke <>  
> On 2011-06-25 20:23, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
>> So each specification that deals with custom headers of some kind (e.g.
>> EventSource has Last-Event-ID and Cache-Control) needs to say what
>> happens to them in the face of redirects?
>> Is that the case Julian?
> I can confirm that HTTP doesn't tell you the answer.
> I'm not sure it' *supposed* to tell you.
> Maybe the proper fix is to have APIs where following redirects is  
> controller by the caller?

I am not sure how that answers the question. I realize you want that  
feature, but it is an orthogonal problem as far as I can tell.

Anne van Kesteren

Received on Sunday, 26 June 2011 09:03:54 UTC