[FoRK] OK, which one of you old time HTTP spec guys is responsible for "referer"?

geege schuman geege4 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 21 11:18:44 PDT 2013


He's back, in all his crazy glory. :-)


On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 2:15 PM, Tom Higgins <tomhiggins at gmail.com> wrote:

> I was actually going for OI, as in "Oi whatcha spellz chex me fer guv, mind
> yer peas and cues" and less as OI  as sent up by
> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oKk-2Pu2N8g .  Oy, as in oy vey ist mer,
> does not really fit as I am not so much saying that I am the woeful one in
> topic.  What a mishigas. :)-
>
> -tom ( Er zigt ivre vi a hak shvimy!)
>
>
> On Fri, Jun 21, 2013 at 11:16 AM, geege schuman <geege4 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > Oy.
> > On Jun 21, 2013 12:40 PM, "Tom Higgins" <tomhiggins at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > > And you guys got on me for misspellings? Oi
> > >
> > > -tom
> > >
> > >
> > > On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 2:44 PM, Joseph S. Barrera III <
> joe at barrera.org
> > > >wrote:
> > >
> > > > What a treasure this list is!
> > > >
> > > > - Joe
> > > >
> > > > P.S. I'm pretty sure they had PAPER DICTIONARIES back in 1995...
> > > >
> > > > P.S. Well, at least spell has since been fixed. Or should I say, at
> > least
> > > > GNU Spell gets it right.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > On 06/18/2013 01:40 PM, Lucas Gonze wrote:
> > > >
> > > >> http://www.hpl.hp.com/**personal/ange/archives/**
> > > >> archives-95/http-wg-archive/**0442.html<
> > >
> >
> http://www.hpl.hp.com/personal/ange/archives/archives-95/http-wg-archive/0442.html
> > > >
> > > >>
> > > >> *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.  ;-)
> > > >>
> > > >> ........Roy
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >>
> > > >> On Tue, Jun 18, 2013 at 8:53 AM, Gregory Alan Bolcer <
> greg at bolcer.org
> > > >> >wrote:
> > > >>
> > > >>  Never fix, always refactor.
> > > >>>
> > > >>> Greg
> > > >>>
> > > >>>
> > > >>> 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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