Re: [Ietf-message-headers] [websec] HTTP 'Origin' permanent and provisional

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Wed, 13 February 2013 20:24 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Ietf-message-headers] [websec] HTTP 'Origin' permanent and provisional
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On 2013-02-13 21:12, Yoav Nir wrote:
> Hi SM
>
> The W3C one is from a very old document, the first draft of which dates back to 2005. Anne van Kesteren has been editing it since 2007.
>
> The Origin header was first mentioned in the draft from September 2008. There it is sully explained.
> In 2009 the name of the document was changed to "Cross-Origin Resource Sharing".
> Starting with the version from July 2010, that document references the WebSec draft, and later the RFC.
>
> I suppose the provisional header should be removed, but the now-defunct W3C group is no longer available to request this.
>
> I'll see what can be done.
>
> Yoav
> ...

Well.

You make it sound as if it's ok to run two different registries with 
partly overlapping values. It's not. It's a bug in the way IANA handles 
this. This is what needs to be fixed.

Best regards, Julian