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Re: [EXT] bug repport about tilde removal in referer

From: Chuck Houpt <chuck@habilis.net>
Date: Sun, 17 Apr 2022 20:34:46 -0400
Cc: p.taylor@hellenic-institute.uk, www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <98553928-AAA1-4837-B964-1B12097C7C26@habilis.net>
To: Saašha Metsärantala <saasha@acc.umu.se>


> On Apr 17, 2022, at 5:51 PM, Saašha Metsärantala <saasha@acc.umu.se> wrote:
> 
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> The problem is that the part of the referer after the first slash following the domain name is pruned away.

This is due to a change in how most browsers handle referrer data, here's a workaround:

https://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-validator/2021Sep/0002.html

Alternatively you could adjust the site default referrer policy to send full referrer URLs.

- Chuck
Received on Monday, 18 April 2022 00:36:00 UTC

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