added jsonp /api/getcomments so you can retrieve them cross-domain #105

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danshearmur commented Nov 4, 2011

I have added a JSONP callback so that you can grab the comments with javascript on a different domain.

I am working on a javascript widget to display comments from a news story on your own web page/


danshearmur commented Nov 4, 2011 is the widget I was talking about.


danshearmur commented Nov 5, 2011

In my preliminary experiments adding type="application/javascirpt" to the <script> tag requesting the JSONP worked in latest Chrome, Safari and Opera.

From what I can see this is not a good idea:

  • In jQuery you cannot change the accepts header on a jQuery request
  • I haven't tested in older browsers (Or IE)
  • 'text/javascript' is still the default type for <script> tags, even if we don't need to include it in markup anymore

nrk commented Nov 5, 2011

@danshearmur thanks for checking this up quickly, mine was just a question precisely because the RFC (which dates back to 2006) states one thing but browsers are often late to adapt for various reasons, so if text/javascript is still the default for requests generating from the <script> tag then I guess it's perfectly fine like that.


danshearmur commented Nov 5, 2011

Glad to help out!

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