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

From: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2014 12:28:44 +0200
Message-ID: <5409905C.4030004@gmx.de>
To: Валерий Котов <kotov.valery@gmail.com>, public-webapps@w3.org
CC: annevk@annevk.nl
On 2014-09-04 20:32, Валерий Котов wrote:
> Greetings everybody!
>
> My name is Valery. I'm currently working on adding support for "OPTION"
> http request method for XMLHttpRequest class inside Qt framework.
> According to RFC (http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2616#page-52) request
> uri can contian asterisk ("*"). Please see quotation from RFC below.
> "If the Request-URI is an asterisk ("*"), the OPTIONS request is
> intended to apply to the server in general rather than to a specific
> resource."
>
> Normally, to send http request the code should be like the following.
> var req = new XMLHttpRequest();
> req.open("OPTIONS", url);
> req.send(null);
>
> I had a look at http://xhr.spec.whatwg.org/ and
> http://www.w3.org/TR/XMLHttpRequest/ documents. Unfortunately, I can't
> find any mention about sending "OPTIONS *" request by using
> XMLHttpRequest class.
>
> Could you please tell if it is possible to send "OPTIONS *" http request
> by using XMLHttpRequest class? Could you please tell which syntax should
> be used to send "OPTIONS *" http request?
>
> Thank you for your support!
> --
>
> Sincerely yours,
> Valery Kotov

Out of curiosity - do you have a use case where you need to be able to 
send "OPTIONS *"?

Best regards, Julian
Received on Friday, 5 September 2014 10:29:20 UTC

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