Document returned by XMLHttpRequest has incorrect URL

Issue #5184873 • Assigned to Daniel T.


Oct 26, 2015
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

This problem can be demonstrated with the javadoc documentation set entered via

  1. Navigate to

  2. On modern browsers (e.g. IE10+, Firefox, Chrome) with JS enabled the page will load
    and immediately afterwards a navigation panel will appear to the left with quick links to
    “Class” reference pages.

  3. Click on one of the “Class” links in the left panel.

  4. The class reference page will load, and the navigation panel will again be installed on the left.

  5. Click on on of the “Class” links in the left panel.

  6. On IE10 / IE11 / Edge this will return a Page Not Found error.
    On other modern browsers it will be as in step #4.

  7. Navigate directly to

Proceed as from step #2

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Expected Results:

The URL of a response document returned by XMLHttpRequest should be the same as the URL that was requested.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Mara P.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Venkat K.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Venkat K.” to “Daniel T.”

    • See the original issue report at

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