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Feb 25 2010   12:02PM GMT

Overheard talking about same origin policy

Margaret Rouse Margaret Rouse Profile: Margaret Rouse

The same-origin policy restricts which network messages one origin can send to another. For example, the same-origin policy allows inter-origin HTTP requests with GET and POST methods but denies inter-origin PUT and DELETE requests. Additionally, origins can use custom HTTP headers when sending requests to themselves but cannot use custom headers when sending requests to other origins.W3C Same Origin Policy

Today’s WhatIs.com Word of the Day is same origin policy.

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