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Re: Referer URI MUST NOT include a fragment

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Sun, 1 Mar 2009 11:31:07 +1100
Cc: Larry Masinter <masinter@adobe.com>, "ietf-http-wg@w3.org" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-Id: <DA0247DC-93AD-4016-B026-23235E717F76@mnot.net>
To: Vincent Murphy <vdm@vdm.ie>
Well, not *that* portable. I don't think HTTP should be talking about  
the syntactic details of specific media types. Delegating this to  
media type definitions would be the most sensible long-term thing to  
do, although some sort of advice would be needed in the meantime...

On 28/02/2009, at 10:39 PM, Vincent Murphy wrote:

> The id attribute value (if one exists) of the <a> anchor element used
> to initiate the HTTP request in the user agent would be used as a
> fragment identifier in the referer URI. This is in exactly the same
> way as fragment identifiers is used to identify a destination anchor
> in current practice.
> I think this mechanism is portable across media types.
> 2009/2/26 Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>:
>> Yes - part of that discussion needs to be exactly what is included  
>> in the
>> referer URI.

Mark Nottingham     http://www.mnot.net/
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