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[Bug 18972] New: The referrer isn't always a Document

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Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2012 09:54:33 +0000
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           Summary: The referrer isn't always a Document
           Product: HTML WG
           Version: unspecified
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: All
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P2
         Component: HTML5 spec
        AssignedTo: silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com
        ReportedBy: silviapfeiffer1@gmail.com
         QAContact: public-html-bugzilla@w3.org
                CC: mike@w3.org, public-html-wg-issue-tracking@w3.org,

Copied from WHATWG bug 18860:

Jonas Sicking:

When doing XHR/EventSource/importScript fetches from a Worker or SharedWorker,
the referrer shouldn't be some document, but rather the URL of the worker
itself. Same thing if a worker creates a sub worker.

This is similar to how the referrer of a background image linked to from a CSS
stylesheet is the URL of the stylesheet, not the URL of a html Document.


Will get fixed with

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