[thelist] [tip]:Yahoo! now offers YUI hosting

Matt Warden mwarden at gmail.com
Fri Feb 23 07:19:14 CST 2007

On 2/23/07, Christian Heilmann <codepo8 at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://developer.yahoo.com/yui/articles/hosting/
> Finally this offer is also available for the whole world, not only
> internally. You can now point directly to the Yahoo servers to include
> the YUI in a cleverly cached and compressed version in your products.
> The URLs don't point to a single server or server farm but will serve
> the files from the nearest location of a grid.

It's important to note that using the hosted versions of the
JavaScript does not impact cross-domain issues when issuing XHR
requests via the library. According to the team, the script runs with
the "credentials" of the containing page (for the purposes of XHR
communication), even if the page is pulling JavaScript from another

Matt Warden
Cleveland, OH, USA

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