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The Web Origin Concept
draft-abarth-origin-09

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
Author Adam Barth
Last updated 2010-11-26
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Abstract

This document defines the concept of an "origin", which represents a web principal. Typically, user agents isolate content retrieved from different origins to prevent a malicious web site operator from interfering with the operation of benign web sites. In particular, this document defines how to compute an origin from a URI, how to serialize an origin to a string, and an HTTP header, named "Origin", for indicating which origin caused the user agent to issue a particular HTTP request.

Authors

Adam Barth

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