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Bug 5634 - No Referer header found!
Summary: No Referer header found!
Alias: None
Product: Validator
Classification: Unclassified
Component: check (show other bugs)
Version: HEAD
Hardware: PC Windows XP
: P1 normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: This bug has no owner yet - up for the taking
QA Contact: qa-dev tracking
Depends on:
Reported: 2008-04-09 05:21 UTC by Dennis Aucoin
Modified: 2008-04-09 12:19 UTC (History)
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Description Dennis Aucoin 2008-04-09 05:21:38 UTC
When you click the link XHTML you get this error:

No Referer header found!

You have requested we check the referring page, but your browser did not send the HTTP "Referer" header field. This can be for several reasons, but most commonly it is because your browser does not know about this header, has been configured not to send one, or is behind a proxy or firewall that strips it out of the request before it reaches us.

This is not an error in the referring page!

Please use the form interface on the Validator Home Page to check the page by URL.
Comment 1 Olivier Thereaux 2008-04-09 12:19:38 UTC
it works for me. You probably are using some firewall/security that strips the referer from your http traffic, or your ISP uses a proxy that messes it up... as the error message says.