From:  Patrick McManus <mcmanus@ducksong.com>
Date:  08 May 2017 20:28:58 Hong Kong Time
Newsgroup:  news.mozilla.org/mozilla.dev.tech.network
Subject:  

Re: Credentials and connection pools

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On Mon, May 8, 2017 at 3:36 AM, Anne van Kesteren  wrote:

> A connection can become anonymous-request-tainted when you send an
> anonymous request over it. If a connection is authenticated the client
> won't send an anonymous request over it and instead open a new connection.
>

In at least the common case, cookies, there is just no need for this rule
and it leads to most of the confusion we have. The connection can easily
mix cookies and no-cookies.