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From Christopher Lenz <>
Subject Re: Futon cannot use the RESTful HTTP API
Date Fri, 19 Feb 2010 21:28:36 GMT
On 19.02.2010, at 21:45, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> You've mentioned a couple of times that XHR can make cross-domain
>> post requests. I'm not sure this is the case (I know you can do
>> cross domain form posts).
> It's true for some Webkit-derived browsers (but I haven't checked the
> major implementations, Safari and Chrome).

Any links to back that up claim?

> Firefox can also submit almost arbitrary POST data (certainly valid
> JSON syntax) using a form with enctype="text/plain", and the HttpOnly
> cookie is passed along.

But only with a "text/plain" Content-Type AFAICT.

Christopher Lenz
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