Re: Sending Referer [#144]

tis 2009-06-02 klockan 01:50 +1000 skrev Mark Nottingham:

> However, in previous discussions, Adam et al indicated that it would  
> be interesting to require that Referer always be sent, by minting a  
> new value (e.g., 'null', although it will have to be something else,  
> since "null" is a valid partial-URI) to indicate when a Referer is not  
> available.

Not having that discussion in front of me, but why would one want this?

A non-existing Referer header means that the user agent either don't
have a referer URI, or do not want to tell what it was. How is sending a
"null" Referer header different from this?


Received on Friday, 12 June 2009 23:10:54 UTC