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When you use the XMLHTTPRequest object to obtain XML data from another server, the responseXML's URL property comes up blank.
If you want to refer to the URL from which the XML is downloaded, keep a variable with the URL parameter that you supplied to XMLHTTPRequest's open() method. In cases in which the original request redirects to another URL, there is no way to discover the value of the "final" URL in the redirection chain.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
Steps to Reproduce Behavior
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Article ID: 234460 - Last Review: February 21, 2014 - Revision: 3.0