dholshou at ball.com
Fri Mar 23 13:47:35 MST 2001
they've written a file sharing app for a school.
That app only works with netscape because of some referer idiosyncrasy in
I don't know the details.
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> From: rm at mamma.varadinet.de [SMTP:rm at mamma.varadinet.de]
> Sent: Friday, March 23, 2001 1:36 PM
> To: lug at lug.boulder.co.us
> On Fri, Mar 23, 2001 at 01:27:15PM -0700, Holshouser, David wrote:
> > you figure that one out and I've got some friends who would, umm, well
> > I'm in public, we'll just say they'd be happy!
> Now you've triggered my curiosity! What do you want to solve with
> that information (on the browser side). Doesn't a client allways
> 'know' where it came from? I can share a little bit more background
> infos (just to make your friend happy):
> document.referrer will hold the URL of the page from which
> the actual page was loaded. This only works if the page was
> loaded by means of following a link. If the user selected
> a bookmark or entered the URL directly into the URL field of
> the browser document.referrer will be empty. IE will only
> set this slot if the URL has the protocol HTTP and the current
> page was loaded by means of a HTTP request.
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