User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040206 Firefox/0.8 Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.0; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040206 Firefox/0.8 I'm trying to implement httpmail(the outlook->hotmail "protocol") in xul, and i need to send a request to "http://services.msn.com/svcs/hotmail/httpmail.asp" but the method isn't a get or a post, it's a 'PROPFIND' the problem is that the first site redirects to some other site, and then the object doesn't send the correct method, it send "get" instead of the one i told him Reproducible: Always Steps to Reproduce: 1. create an XMLHttpRequest object 2. tell it to open "http://services.msn.com/svcs/hotmail/httpmail.asp" with the metod "propfind" Actual Results: wait and it'll tell you 'incorrect request' or something like that, not the object, the website if you use some kind of network sniffer you'll see that th request method is changed after the first redirect Expected Results: the request method should be the same every time
i've just notted that it doen't even save the headers added with "setRequestHeader"
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I may be seeing this. Assumably you have to have (or create) a Hotmail account to test. Then, when the auth dialog comes up, type in your email address and password. After that point I see 302 redirect and the next command Mozilla issues is GET. I get login failed error after that. I haven't tried if it would work if I made that be PROPFIND. What do other clients do - IE, Safari and Opera now all support XMLHttpRequest to some level?
Assignee: dougt → xml
Component: XPCOM → XML
QA Contact: ashshbhatt
I can confirm this bug. The W3C states that the XHR object should handle redirects "transparently". The current behaviour in Firefox (184.108.40.206) is to ignore whatever headers were sent in the initial request and use the default firefox request headers to retrieve the url that the XHR object has been redirected to. This is not "transparent" in my book. IE7 appears to handle this correctly. To replicate this bug simply try creating an XHR object and get a url that issues a redirect. Using a tool like Firebug should show clearly the difference in the request headers between the original request and the request for the redirected url.
This bug no longer reproduces. I just double-checked that Firefox forwards the method and headers during XHR redirects.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 2 years ago
Resolution: --- → WORKSFORME
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