Re: Concealed HTML source

altera@webweaver.net
Fri, 6 Oct 95 21:52:54 PDT


From: altera@webweaver.net
Date: Fri,  6 Oct 95 21:52:54 PDT
Subject: RE: Concealed HTML source 
To: www-html@w3.org, Danyel Ceccaldi <dceccald@elaine.crcg.edu>
Message-Id: <Chameleon.951006215452.altera@webweaver.net>

Of course the simplist way is to use generic links etc and 
use an image map!

 Then no exposed code!

Nicole


On Fri, 6 Oct 1995 22:20:47 -0400  Danyel Ceccaldi wrote:
>Hi folks,
>
>As I understood it, in which way you decide to provide
>HTML-code, if it is by giving a URL you will ever be able
>to view the code by an client which is able to recieve
>resources given by its URL.
>And even if you decide to implement your own client reading
>encrypted html-files not readable by other browsers, 
someone
>will be able to decrypt your encrypted files.
>
>If your only intention is to make sure that no one is 
'stealing'
>resources linked by some anchors in your html-files, you 
can
>configure your HTML-server to require the 
'Referer'-http-header-field
>and providing data only if the link is activated from a 
registered
>referer-resource.
>
>Of course this will cause some problems, and isn't the 
perfect way,
>but in general it should be a possibility to 'hide' resources from
>non-experts on the web.
>
>The other possibility is to create an own client who deals information
>in a way not compatible with HTML or HTTP.
>
>Anyway I don't know, if it would be better to move this discussion to
>a newsgroup related to this issue, because IMHO the only thing you can
>get from this mailing list is the information that in general you
>will be able to view any HTML-code located by a URL.
>
>
>by Danny
>

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