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From Brant Pickard <br...@surfsouth.com>
Subject Re: general/3211: HTTP_REFERER does not work
Date Wed, 14 Oct 1998 19:50:00 GMT
The following reply was made to PR general/3211; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Brant Pickard <brant@surfsouth.com>
To: Marc Slemko <marcs@znep.com>
Cc: apbugs@hyperreal.org
Subject: Re: general/3211: HTTP_REFERER does not work
Date: Wed, 14 Oct 1998 15:41:45 -0400

 Hi,
 
 	The "Bug" turned out to be, as usual, Human Error.  Sorry to alarm
 everyone!
 
 Thank You,
 Brant Pickard
 
 Marc Slemko wrote:
 > 
 > On 14 Oct 1998, Brant Pickard wrote:
 > 
 > > >How-To-Repeat:
 > > http://www.webnautics.com/cgi-bin/refer.pl -- ENV print out....link to it and you
 > > will see the REF: is blank!
 > 
 > Sorry, it isn't blank:
 > 
 > HTTP_REFERER : file://localhost/tmp/foo.html
 > 
 > Double check what you are doing, and be sure you are linking to it from a
 > page got via HTTP and not from a local file, since some clients won't send
 > referers from local files.

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