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From Dave Bordoley <bordo...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Using HTTP headers
Date Fri, 20 Feb 2009 19:13:47 GMT
You can do it via XMLHttpRequest. Not sure if all JS libs support it
but YUI does. No support via Forms though.

dave

On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 3:38 PM, Stefan Karpinski
<stefan.karpinski@gmail.com> wrote:
> Do browsers allow setting of custom headers? I'm fairly certain they don't,
> meaning that any control of CouchDB accomplished that way would be
> unavailable to pure CouchApps that run in a browser. That seems like a major
> design limitation unless I'm missing something.
>
> On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 3:19 PM, Chris Anderson <jchris@apache.org> wrote:
>
>> On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 2:49 PM, Noah Slater <nslater@apache.org> wrote:
>> > On Thu, Feb 19, 2009 at 05:46:20PM -0500, Paul Davis wrote:
>> >> My only real point is that the whole issue is rather gray and we
>> >> should look around to see if maybe there's already a proposed header
>> >> of similar intent. The cache control was just me trying to make the
>> >> point that this is mostly just the product of slight differences in
>> >> interpretation. As clearly  demonstrated by the length and content of
>> >> the thread. :D
>> >
>> > I poked around the WebDAV RFC but found nothing of note.
>> >
>>
>> Full-Commit clearly doesn't belong in the request body (that's where
>> the doc goes) and it doesn't quite fit in the resource identifier
>> either.
>>
>> There's not much left but the headers...
>> http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc3864 doesn't look like too much trouble,
>> and then we'd   be playing by the rules.
>>
>>
>> --
>> Chris Anderson
>> http://jchris.mfdz.com
>>
>

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