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Re: The HTTP Origin Header (draft-abarth-origin)

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Fri, 30 Jan 2009 15:19:56 -0800
Message-ID: <7789133a0901301519i7c3869a3sb08fdb0de27e8346@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Roy T. Fielding" <fielding@gbiv.com>
Cc: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>, Bjoern Hoehrmann <derhoermi@gmx.net>, ietf-http-wg@w3.org

On Fri, Jan 30, 2009 at 3:16 PM, Roy T. Fielding <fielding@gbiv.com> wrote:
> I was thinking something like
>
>   Referer: data:hidden
>   Referer: about:bookmarks
>   Referer: https:
>
> and others where appropriate.

There is some value in having a catch-all "OMG, I can't figure it out"
value.  Keep in mind that you want to have a branch somewhere deep in
the bowels of the HTTP stack that enforces this requirement, and that
code might not have enough context to figure out that this was the
user clicking on a bookmark.

Adam
Received on Friday, 30 January 2009 23:20:37 GMT

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