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

Charles lists07 at wiltgen.net
Tue Nov 6 17:10:39 PST 2007

>>> 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.
>> I think it's way better to stay consistent. Especially as the  
>> feature affects the Referer (sic) header.
> I too think Anne is right here...

This may be one of those "never been done, so can never happen" things, but
couldn't the spec as easily support both?

It seems a bit silly that stuff should have to be spelled wrong to work.

-- Charles

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