Re: Firefox: how to find what setting values mean?
- Date: Thu, 28 Jun 2018 15:33:05 -0300
- From: Balaco ocalaB <ocalab@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Firefox: how to find what setting values mean?
Em 28-06-2018 13:28, Dave Royal escreveu:
Balaco ocalaB <ocalab@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Wrote in message:
Items without documentation:
Where to ask them to be done? How? If you can do it, please do so.
The 'official' documentation is MDN
Obviously, it's incomplete.
The way to ask for a correction or addition is by raising a bug.
If your bug justified the effort it might be done.
If you want to know what an undocumented pref does, search for it
in bugzilla.mozilla.org. I just did that and found that
"network.http.referer.XOriginPolicy=1 ensures that referer
information is not leaked between different domains". If you
don't understand that, or want to know more, I suggest searching
for 'cross origin policy' or 'same origin policy' in
Thank you very much for the pointer and your comments.
I understand them, and cross origin referer is something I usually (and
frequently) do not want to ever do. I just hate some systems which use a
"hidden" referer requirement for login pages - I called it hidden
because the error is wrong user+password, instead of anything pointing
to the actual cause. Automated login prevention? That "security" is so
easy to automatically bypass that I do not even comment when someone
repeat that argument. For these "secure" situations, I do these steps:
manually change the setting; log in; undo the setting changes and
normally use the system and every other tabs.
By the way, I just found some more referer settings information in
another mozilla.org page:
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