[whatwg] no referer attrribute for <a>, same reason as ping

Jasper Bryant-Greene jasper at album.co.nz
Wed Jan 18 14:05:30 PST 2006

On Wed, 2006-01-18 at 14:02 -0800, Tyler Close wrote:
> I wrote:
> > It would be nice to be able to directly specify the referer behaviour
> > on the <a> element, instead of resorting to the same trickery
> > currently used for click tracking.
> Here's a concrete proposal for what this could be:

I quite like this proposal, but while we're at this early stage, it
might be nice to correct the spelling to "referrer" on the attribute...
fix a mistake made long ago by the HTTP guys...

Jasper Bryant-Greene
General Manager
Album Limited

jasper at album.co.nz
021 708 334

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