Bug 21318 - anon flag should be anonymous
anon flag should be anonymous
Status: RESOLVED FIXED
Product: WebAppsWG
Classification: Unclassified
Component: XHR
unspecified
PC All
: P2 normal
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Assigned To: Anne
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Reported: 2013-03-18 06:39 UTC by Elliott Sprehn
Modified: 2013-05-02 11:09 UTC (History)
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Description Elliott Sprehn 2013-03-18 06:39:16 UTC
The flag should be called anonymous instead of "anon". In general the platform does not contain abbreviations, and the attribute value this models is also anonymous (crossorigin=anonymous).
Comment 1 Elliott Sprehn 2013-03-18 06:40:13 UTC
Note that even the spec calls the thing this toggles the "anonymous flag" everywhere increasing the confusion.
Comment 2 Anne 2013-03-19 11:25:58 UTC
Note also that the way Gecko has implemented this does not nullify Origin and omit Referer.
Comment 3 Anne 2013-05-02 11:09:29 UTC
Sorry about the delay.

I guess the issue about Referer/Origin can be sorted separately at some point.

https://github.com/whatwg/xhr/commit/6818869c0dbd3430f431d6825d0b22c959cdcb0c