[FoRK] OK, which one of you old time HTTP spec guys is responsible for "referer"?
lucas.gonze at gmail.com
Tue Jun 18 13:40:02 PDT 2013
*John Franks* (*john at math.nwu.edu* <john at math.nwu.edu>)
*Thu, 9 Mar 1995 22:46:47 -0600 (CST)*
Has anyone else noticed that the HTTP header "Referer:" is spelled wrong?
*Roy T. Fielding* (*fielding at avron.ICS.UCI.EDU* <fielding at avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>)
*Thu, 09 Mar 1995 21:24:23 -0800*
That's okay, neither one (referer or referrer) is understood by "spell"
anyway. I say we should just blame it on France. ;-)
On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 8:53 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer <greg at bolcer.org>wrote:
> Never fix, always refactor.
> On 6/18/2013 8:35 AM, Joseph S. Barrera III wrote:
>> I'm looking at code like
>> String referrer = Thing.getReferer();
>> and I'm faced with a philosophical dilemma: is "referrer" misspelled
>> here? Do I fix it?
>> - Joe
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