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[whatwg] Enhancement request: change EventSource to allow cross-domain access

From: ilya goberman <goberman@msn.com>
Date: Wed, 1 Jun 2011 13:23:36 -0500
Message-ID: <BAY146-w4341ECFBE70F62F3E412D7DA7D0@phx.gbl>

Can EventSource be enhanced to support cross-domain requests via "Access-Control-Allow-Origin" header, just like it is already done for XHR? See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XMLHttpRequest#Cross-domain_requests.

I filed a request with WebKit bugzilla and they suggested to send it to you: https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=61862

The rationale and use cases are exactly the same as for XHR: it can be useful to access different domains.
Is support for EventSource cross domains planned at all? It is supposedly one of the most requested features, but I do not know how it is tracked.

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