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Re: [Referrer] Adding a referrer attribute delivery mechanism

From: Mike West <mkwst@google.com>
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2015 09:06:45 +0100
Message-ID: <CAKXHy=ea9N+VKaJyVmc=A_27kPz+tH=Dhz+FJiWx=mUM7_xYeA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc: Brian Smith <brian@briansmith.org>, Francois Marier <francois@mozilla.com>, "public-webappsec@w3.org" <public-webappsec@w3.org>
On Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 8:59 AM, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl> wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 12, 2015 at 8:43 AM, Mike West <mkwst@google.com> wrote:
>> [...]
>
> By the way, before we add more attributes, there is this proposal outstanding:
>
>   https://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=26533
>
> With that proposal whenever we figure out something new to add to
> Request objects, it would get automatically exposed to all request
> contexts as a feature. That is probably a better idea long term.
>
> (It still doesn't help with the navigational bits we discussed, but
> neither does this.)

That looks reasonable to me, and would address this use case.
Francois, would you be willing to hop onto that bug and describe this
proposal to see how it might fit in with a more generic way of setting
Fetch attributes? That might substantially simplify the wiring-up I
noted earlier in the thread.

-mike

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