[thelist] XML and Javascript: 2 questions

Marcus Andersson marcus at bristav.se
Fri Oct 1 17:32:10 CDT 2004

Peter-Paul Koch wrote:
> This took me a while, but the answer seems to be No. I wrote a simple
> XMLHTTPrequest script and tried to load a file from another server:
> not allowed (Moz and IE).
> So for the moment it seems XMLHTTPrequests are limited to what you can
> get from your own server. If anyone can confirm or deny I'd be most
> happy.
Did some testing with IE6 and MSXML4 and can verify what you say (both DomDocument and XmlHttp). Sad... It 
would be most useful if I could load (and use) documents from other domains sometimes.

Well, well. Time to code a XML proxy then :(


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