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Re: [whatwg] Clarification for window.opener.location.href

From: Charlie Reis <creis@chromium.org>
Date: Tue, 6 Jan 2015 14:11:23 -0800
Message-ID: <CAH+8MBYi8+W8CkVy_Uw=j06J-G2KVw_tvZeE15mNMMLzCEVVdQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu>
Cc: whatwg@lists.whatwg.org
On Tue, Jan 6, 2015 at 12:16 PM, Boris Zbarsky <bzbarsky@mit.edu> wrote:

> On 1/6/15 3:10 PM, Nicholas C. Zakas wrote:
>
>> Yes, if we do it with window.open(), then it's possible to set opener to
>> null. However, if you click on a link with target=_blank, window.opener
>> is set as well.
>>
>
> Not if you use rel="nofollow", per spec.  Browser support there is still
> spotty but improving.
>
> Of course that affects more than just window.opener (e.g. affects whether
> a referrer is sent)....
>
> -Boris
>

rel=noreferrer, right?

Charlie
Received on Tuesday, 6 January 2015 23:15:52 UTC

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