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Re: Include Referer-HTTP-header in requests from XMLHttpRequests

From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@yahoo-inc.com>
Date: Thu, 29 Jun 2006 13:51:57 -0700
Message-Id: <AF1C4AA3-E529-4275-9FF1-D54C3835C81E@yahoo-inc.com>
Cc: "Subbu Allamaraju" <subbu.allamaraju@gmail.com>, public-webapi@w3.org
To: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>

See my previous message; the whole point is that Referer is *not*  
under the control of the author, but instead automatically generated  
based on the user's context.

On 2006/06/29, at 1:34 PM, Mark Baker wrote:

> Totally agreed.  But why require it be sent with every request?  Why
> not just allow authors to set it themselves?

Mark Nottingham
Received on Thursday, 29 June 2006 20:53:11 UTC

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