CORS

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Cross-Origin Resource Sharing: CORS and Uniform Messaging Policy

Alternate proposal:

Abstract

This document defines a mechanism to enable client-side cross-origin requests. Specifications that enable an API to make cross-origin requests to resources can use the algorithms defined by this specification. If such an API is used on http://example.org resources, a resource on http://hello-world.example can opt in using the mechanism described by this specification (e.g., specifying Access-Control-Allow-Origin: http://example.org as response header), which would allow that resource to be fetched cross-origin from http://example.org.

Notes

There is an ongoing discussion about confused deputy problems in CORS: