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** jQuery ajax() option - xhr **

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In jQuery ajax function there is xhr option. Does someone know more
details, usability or sample usage of this option?


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asked Oct 29 '09 at 15:11
Vaclav Kohout

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In fact, someone does know.

The xhr option allows you to define your own callback for creating the
XMLHttpRequest object that will be used behind the scenes in the ajax()
call. In pretty much every single case, you shouldn't need to specify this

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answered Oct 29 '09 at 15:14
Matt Ball


Yes, it doesnt look much useful. –  Vaclav Kohout Oct 29 '09 at 15:47

When in doubt, go to the API first. –  Matt Ball Oct 29 '09 at 15:58

Really...? This is a pretty sad attempt at... [EDIT: I'll leave my comment
slightly more informative by adding this EDIT section]. –  SgtPooki May
7 '13 at 19:53

@SgtPooki a pretty sad attempt at what? –  Matt Ball May

Source: stackoverflow.com/questions/1644418/jquery-ajax-option-xhr

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