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Re: [whatwg] getting rid of anonymizing redirects

From: Peter Lepeska <bizzbyster@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2014 08:27:25 -0400
To: Delfi Ramirez <delfin@segonquart.net>, Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Message-ID: <D0595468.3C4CC%bizzbyster@gmail.com>
Cc: WHAT Working Group <whatwg@whatwg.org>, public-web-perf@w3.org
Thank you!

From:  Delfi Ramirez <delfin@segonquart.net>
Organization:  Segonquart Studio
Date:  Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 8:20 AM
To:  Anne van Kesteren <annevk@annevk.nl>
Cc:  Peter Lepeska <bizzbyster@gmail.com>, WHAT Working Group
<whatwg@whatwg.org>, <public-web-perf@w3.org>
Subject:  Re: [whatwg] getting rid of anonymizing redirects

Thank you vm, Anne Van


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On 2014-10-07 14:06, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 1:58 PM, Peter Lepeska <bizzbyster@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Some web site developers use redirects to strip out referrer headers from
>> requests issued from users clicking links on their site. This causes a
>> blocking round trip and so has a really big impact on web performance. Can we
>> give developers an alternative to this technique that will not incur a
>> performance penalty? For instance, can linkable elements support a
>> ©øno-referrer©÷ attribute or something similar?
> https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/semantics.html#link-type-noreferrerhttp
> ://w3c.github.io/webappsec/specs/referrer-policy/
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