[whatwg] <a href="" ping="">

S. Mike Dierken mike at dierken.com
Fri Oct 21 20:31:50 PDT 2005

> > Or is it just "hitting" -- making an hidden HTTP GET request of each 
> > token in the "ping" attibute?
> Right. Hidden HTTP POST request, as it happens, but yes.
Oh, that really shouldn't be done via POST. Clicking a link should be safe
and sending a POST as a side-effect is not safe.

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