Re: [whatwg] <meta referrer> as "always-origin"

On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 11:12 PM, Anne van Kesteren <> wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 16, 2014 at 8:09 AM, Anne van Kesteren <> wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 15, 2014 at 11:28 PM, Jonas Sicking <> wrote:
>>> Could we introduce a "always-origin" value for <meta referrer> which
>>> combines the "origin" and "always" policies?
>> That is called Origin Only:
>> It does not seem exposed as a value for <meta name=referrer> at this
>> point.
> Actually, it seems that is the "origin" value, my bad. Why did you
> think that was behaving differently?

Because the description for "always" contains the text "Note: This
might cause https referrers to be sent over the network as part of
unencrypted HTTP requests.", but the description for "origin" does

/ Jonas

Received on Sunday, 17 August 2014 19:47:50 UTC