Re: Broken links, are we ever going to address them?

Rob Hartill (
Wed, 25 Jan 1995 19:28:22 +0100

> Could you explain exactly what you mean by lying
> browsers? Are they putting incorrect URLs into
> the Referer field, or places the user hasn't
> actually been to, or what?
> How widespread is this? What other browsers lie?

Mozilla has a bug, it sends a referer field even when the
user types in the URL or selects it from a bookmark etc.
Whatever the user was looking at before doing this, is sent
as the referer.

Ncom know about the bug, and will presumably fix it for 1.1