ISSUE-33: [withdrawn] spec requires non-compliant Referer header

ping-referer

[withdrawn] spec requires non-compliant Referer header

State:
CLOSED
Product:
HTML 5 spec
Raised by:
Julian Reschke
Opened on:
2008-02-12
Description:
The specification currently requires use of an HTTP Referer header value ("#PING") which is not allowed as per RFC2616, Section 14.36:

"The URI MUST NOT include a fragment." -- <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2616#section-14.36>

Related mailing list thread: <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2008Feb/0144.html>

Related Actions Items:
No related actions
Related emails:
  1. Minutes HTML WG 11 February 2010 (from rubys@intertwingly.net on 2010-02-11)
  2. {minutes} HTML WG issue-tracking telcon 2008-06-19 (from mike@w3.org on 2008-06-25)
  3. {minutes} HTML WG issue-tracking telcon 2008-06-05 (from mike@w3.org on 2008-06-06)
  4. ISSUE-33 (ping-referer): spec requires non-compliant Referer header [HTML 5 spec] (from sysbot+tracker@w3.org on 2008-02-12)

Related notes:

Apparently this has been removed from the spec: <http://html5.org/tools/web-apps-tracker?from=1234&to=1235>

Julian Reschke, 5 Jun 2008, 17:35:56

overtaken by changes in the spec; the offending text is no longer there

Dan Connolly, 19 Jun 2008, 16:23:43

Changelog:

Created issue 'spec requires non-compliant Referer header' nickname ping-referer owned by Julian Reschke on product HTML 5 spec, description 'The specification currently requires use of an HTTP Referer header value ("#PING") which is not allowed as per RFC2616, Section 14.36:

"The URI MUST NOT include a fragment." -- <http://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc2616#section-14.36>

Related mailing list thread: <http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-html/2008Feb/0144.html>

' non-public

Julian Reschke, 12 Feb 2008, 12:49:16

Status changed to 'raised'

10 Apr 2008, 22:22:40

title changed to '[withdrawn] spec requires non-compliant Referer header'

Dan Connolly, 19 Jun 2008, 16:23:43

Status changed to 'closed'

Dan Connolly, 19 Jun 2008, 16:23:43


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