Referer header missing on XHR from webworker

Confirmed Issue #6662112 • Assigned to Patrick T.


Feb 24, 2016
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Steps to reproduce


Repro Steps:

Essentially create a webworker that fires an xhr. Have that webworker fire the xhr and view the network transaction in developer tools.

Contrived example:

Expected Results:

Chrome, Safari, and Firefox all send the Referer header with the url of the webworker script.

Actual Results:

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    • Microsoft Edge Team

      Changed Assigned To to “Mara P.”

      Changed Assigned To to “Rico M.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Rico M.” to “Patrick T.”

      Changed Status to “Confirmed”

      Changed Assigned To from “Patrick T.” to “Steven K.”

      Changed Assigned To from “Steven K.” to “Patrick T.”

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