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Re: [whatwg] getting rid of anonymizing redirects

From: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date: Tue, 7 Oct 2014 09:00:01 -0500
Message-ID: <CABirCh8jqRzrthScmDT7qaKr=VER8bexbeKBENWVc1a9JK5AvQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Peter Lepeska <bizzbyster@gmail.com>
Cc: WHAT Working Group <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Chris Bentzel <cbentzel@google.com>, public-web-perf@w3.org
On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 7:28 AM, Peter Lepeska <bizzbyster@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Chris,
>
> Looks like this is already supported:
> https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/semantics.html#link-type-noreferrer
> .
>
> Just need to educate web developers to you use it.
>

People don't use it because it's not supported in most browsers.  It's too
bad, since "link anonymizers" are terrible and the lack of this feature is
causing them to continue to be used.

-- 
Glenn Maynard
Received on Tuesday, 7 October 2014 14:00:30 UTC

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