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FAQ-suggestion, the 'referer' bug.

From: Kristine K. Hansen <kriscrash@unixdaemons.com>
Date: Thu, 03 Feb 2005 11:11:50 +0100
Message-ID: <4201F8E6.9050206@unixdaemons.com>
To: www-validator@w3.org

For the html-validator FAQ's last answer, 
http://validator.w3.org/docs/help.html#faq-referer , you mention that 
some security software strips the "referer" info. However I am told that 
this is also a thing that the oh-so-beloved Firefox browser does - it 
simply wont supply such info. I guess that's why people love it, makes 
bandwidth stealing in Google's image search a bit easier, doesn't it ;) 
Well, I thought it might be worth mentioning this to people if the 
"/check/referer does not work" error comes up, tell them it might just 
be their browser!

cheers! And thanks for a fun, useful and educative site which has helped 
me a lot :)
Received on Saturday, 5 February 2005 02:24:24 UTC

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