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Opened 11 years ago

Closed 9 years ago

Last modified 9 years ago

#4462 closed enhancement (fixed)

allow for signing json/jsonp urls via an additional callback paramater to $.ajax

Reported by: woody@… Owned by:
Priority: high Milestone: 1.5
Component: ajax Version: 1.4.4
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked by: #5500 Blocking:

Description

It would be great to have for all $.ajax variants, but in particular for jsonp, it is not possible to use signed url schemes with the current url construction mechanism. In particular, the actual url is constructed deep inside the ajax function, and thus cannot be properly signed by the caller.

I propose adding a callback function the ajax method (and all variants) that accepts the url as it is about to be used, and allows the developer to return a new url, namely in this case, one that is signed. I could envision concerns, and would accept returning only a mapping of key/values that would be added to the end of the url, so as to not modify the existing url.

Either of these mechanisms would allow for me to sign a request with a shared secret and make a json/jsonp call with a proper signature of the url.

Change History (4)

comment:1 Changed 9 years ago by dmethvin

Blocked by: 5500 added
Status: newopen

When/if .beforeSend() is implemented for JSONP requests it would be possible to sign/modify the url there.

comment:2 Changed 9 years ago by Rick Waldron

Keywords: ajaxrewrite added

comment:3 Changed 9 years ago by jaubourg

Resolution: fixed
Status: openclosed

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by jitter

Keywords: ajaxrewrite removed
Milestone: 1.41.5
Priority: majorhigh
Version: 1.3.21.4.4
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