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Dan Petramala wrote:
> On Fri, 1 Mar 1996 11:16:06 -0800, you wrote:
> >"THE WORLD WIDE WEB SECURITY FAQ (Version 1.2.0, February 28 1996)"
> >by Lincoln D. Stein <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >- - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
> 2)grab the previous page they are coming from (aka referring page)
> I would quickly add code to my page to use such features, since these items
> allow me to :
> 3) keep track of referring pages so that I can contact the admins there to
> notify/thank them for the posting....
I think it would be great to do this also, but knowing the previous page may
be a problem in that it maybe a private URL that isn't supposed to be known.
But that site should have security on it anyway (passwd), so as long as you
can't grab their cache I don't see a problem. Paranoid Security people (like
the author of that announcement) would see a problem anyway and these are the
people you have to get around, eh? <sigh>
Lance D. Braud
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