W3C home > Mailing lists > Public > public-webapps@w3.org > July to September 2014

Re: XMLHttpRequest. Support for "OPTIONS *" method.

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Fri, 5 Sep 2014 00:09:49 +0300
Cc: Валерий Котов <kotov.valery@gmail.com>, WebApps WG <public-webapps@w3.org>
Message-Id: <617510CE-36B6-4CC7-82A6-01016E29331D@mnot.net>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Huh?

OPTIONS * isn’t exactly common, but it’s very much OK by HTTP…


On 4 Sep 2014, at 11:47 pm, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:

> On Thu, Sep 4, 2014 at 8:32 PM, Валерий Котов <kotov.valery@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Could you please tell if it is possible to send "OPTIONS *" http request by
>> using XMLHttpRequest class?
> 
> That is not supported. I suspect adding support for it might create a
> security vulnerability for servers as it is not something they
> anticipate a browser to do.
> 
> 
> -- 
> http://annevankesteren.nl/
> 

--
Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
Received on Thursday, 4 September 2014 21:10:23 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.4.0 : Friday, 17 January 2020 18:14:26 UTC