[webkit-dev] Do we need a "webkitBackground" property for XMLHttpRequest?

Joe Mason jmason at rim.com
Tue Jul 24 13:41:15 PDT 2012

> From: webkit-dev-bounces at lists.webkit.org 
> [webkit-dev-bounces at lists.webkit.org] on behalf of Adam Barth 
> [abarth at webkit.org]
> > Do you know why the chromium has not cancel auth dialog for XHR? Is this
> > the main reason?
> The network stack folks did a round of removing auth dialogs for
> subresources a while back.  I'm not sure why they didn't remove the
> dialog from XHR.  It's possible they ran into compat trouble or that
> it was an oversight.

There's an open Chromium issue on the subject at http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=31582, BTW.  Although now I look at it the suggestion to clone mozBackgroundRequest looks to have come from a random person who reported the bug, and not an actual Chromium dev.

This transmission (including any attachments) may contain confidential information, privileged material (including material protected by the solicitor-client or other applicable privileges), or constitute non-public information. Any use of this information by anyone other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you have received this transmission in error, please immediately reply to the sender and delete this information from your system. Use, dissemination, distribution, or reproduction of this transmission by unintended recipients is not authorized and may be unlawful.

More information about the webkit-dev mailing list