[whatwg] several messages about a way to disable referer headers for links

Krzysztof Żelechowski giecrilj at stegny.2a.pl
Sat Nov 3 10:27:50 PDT 2007

Dnia 03-11-2007, sob o godzinie 08:42 +0000, Ian Hickson napisał(a):

> On Thu, 19 Jan 2006, Jasper Bryant-Greene wrote:
> > 
> > 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...
> Yeah... the difficulty is that fixing the spelling means being 
> inconsistent, which is at least as confusing to everyone.
> On Wed, 25 Jan 2006, Tyler Close wrote:
> > 
> > [...]
> Ok, I've added a rel value similar to "nofollow" called "noreferer" that 
> does this.

While we are unable correct the spelling of "referer", we certainly need
not duplicate it for "noreferrer".  There must be some end to this

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