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

Ian Hickson ian at hixie.ch
Mon Nov 5 15:13:16 PST 2007

On Sat, 3 Nov 2007, Krzysztof Żelechowski 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 
> self-humiliation. Cheers, Chris

On Sun, 4 Nov 2007, Anne van Kesteren wrote:
> I think it's way better to stay consistent. Especially as the feature 
> affects the Referer (sic) header.

I think Anne's right about this.

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