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[whatwg] ContextAgnosticXmlHttpRequest: an informal RFC

From: Hallvord Reiar Michaelsen Steen <hallvors@online.no>
Date: Wed, 09 Mar 2005 18:05:00 +0100
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On 8 Mar 2005 at 19:09, Chris Holland wrote:

> How about requiring from a service that it sets an extra HTTP header
> to offer its content to "foreign" hosts:
> X-Allow-Foreign-Host: All | None | .someforeigndomain.com |
> .somehost.someforeigndomain.com

I think that's a neat idea (and I was about to post something 
similar). Perhaps we can simply extend the XMLHttpRequest 
functionality saying that the UA should do a HEAD request and check 
for this header before throwing an exception if a cross-domain 
connection is attempted?
Hallvord Reiar Michaelsen Steen

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