Re: [dev] [surf] More convenience

From: Hiltjo Posthuma <>
Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2012 18:46:44 +0100

On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 5:41 PM, Nick <> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 05:22:01PM +0100, Hiltjo Posthuma wrote:
>> For privacy reasons it's probably best to only pass the referrer
>> if the target download uri is from the same site.
> Not sure about this. We happily pass the referrer around everywhere
> else. Privoxy allows referrer stripping (and I have used it for
> that), I'd be inclined to keep such stuff away from the browser
> itself. And some sites would no doubt care about referrer, but be on
> a different domain (edge / cloud / mirror / whatever they're called).

Yeah, thinking about this some more I agree. Besides, you can compare
the referrer and download uri anyway in a wrapper download script. So
surf shouldnt need to check this.
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