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Re: [whatwg] getting rid of anonymizing redirects

From: Peter Lepeska <bizzbyster@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:09:32 -0400
To: Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Message-ID: <D0596B9E.3C6C7%bizzbyster@gmail.com>
Cc: WHAT Working Group <whatwg@whatwg.org>, Chris Bentzel <cbentzel@google.com>, public-web-perf@w3.org
Thanks Glenn.

Do you happen to have a list of which browsers support it and which do not?

Thanks,

Peter

From:  Glenn Maynard <glenn@zewt.org>
Date:  Tuesday, October 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM
To:  Peter Lepeska <bizzbyster@gmail.com>
Cc:  Chris Bentzel <cbentzel@google.com>, WHAT Working Group
<whatwg@whatwg.org>, <public-web-perf@w3.org>
Subject:  Re: [whatwg] getting rid of anonymizing redirects

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 14:10:08 UTC

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