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Re: [REFERRER] Where does "Determine request’s Referrer" get its URL from?

From: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2014 11:31:58 +0200
Message-ID: <CADnb78isr40bOgG04j4GGuG8pQW8Or0FJnqm-Af6ej6Sub+H_g@mail.gmail.com>
To: Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch>
Cc: WebAppSec WG <public-webappsec@w3.org>
On Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 8:33 PM, Ian Hickson <ian@hixie.ch> wrote:
> An element can generate a fetch with no JS involved at all. So can a
> navigation. Both of those are likely to happen before any fetch that
> involves JS execution.


> We have a non-JS present. JS is optional in browsers. Some don't have it
> at all. We will certainly have a non-JS future, given the work being done
> by multiple browser vendors to provide near-machine-code solutions (for
> example, PNaCl and asm.js).

asm.js still has the same runtime.

> It's hard for me to work out exactly what we're trying to do with
> "client". It's used for the referrer; anything else?

It's the thing SW uses to talk back to the environment the fetch
originated from.

Received on Tuesday, 29 July 2014 09:32:26 UTC

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