Re: Referer URI MUST NOT include a fragment

> The point isn't what Youtube do per-se, but the general pattern that
> web authors use query parameters in their URL to track which anchor
> was used to access a link. This leads to new URIs being made which

It seems like one issue is that fragment identifies play a larger
role in HTML than they do in HTTP. HTTP is dealing with requests
for resources, not clicks on a page. Referer does mix the levels to some
extent, but it can apply as much to a web robot as to a browser.
    Albert Lunde
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Received on Monday, 16 February 2009 05:08:12 UTC