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#10655 closed bug (invalid)

Opened November 03, 2011 04:17PM UTC

Closed November 20, 2011 08:15AM UTC

getJSON doesn't send the right Accept header in some browsers.

Reported by: Owned by:
Priority: low Milestone: None
Component: ajax Version: 1.6.4
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: Blocking:

In recent versions of Firefox, JQuery does't send the right Accept headers when getJSON is called.

getJSON normally calls the $.get function with datatype:JSON.

a better solution would be:

getJSON : function(url,data,callback){

var cb = callback;

return $.ajax(url,{

beforeSend: function(req) {

req.setRequestHeader("Accept", "application/json");


data: data,

cache: false,

dataType: 'json',

success: function(data){cb(data)}



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Changed November 05, 2011 09:33PM UTC by timmywil comment:1

component: unfiledajax
owner: →
priority: undecidedlow
status: newpending

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Changed November 20, 2011 08:15AM UTC by trac-o-bot comment:2

resolution: → invalid
status: pendingclosed

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