Re: [whatwg] getting rid of anonymizing redirects

On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 2:06 PM, Anne van Kesteren <> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 7, 2014 at 1:58 PM, Peter Lepeska <> 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
>> ³no-referrer² attribute or something similar?

There’s also `<meta name=referrer content=…>`:

Received on Tuesday, 7 October 2014 14:13:49 UTC