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1950Extend rel=noreferrer to also blow away the 'opener' when used with target=_blank.2008-07-29 21:53
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--- source	(revision 1949)
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@@ -28273,8 +28273,26 @@
      the user, or if the user declines to allow a browsing context to
      be used) there must not be a chosen browsing context.</dd>
 
+     <dt id="noopener">If the user agent has been configured such that
+     in this instance it will create a new browsing context, and the
+     browsing context is being requested as part of <span
+     title="following hyperlinks">following a hyperlink</span> whose
+     <a href="#linkTypes">link types</a> include the <code
+     title="rel-noreferrer">noreferrer</code> keyword</dt>
+
+     <dd>A new <span>top-level browsing context</span> must be
+     created. If the given browsing context name is not <code
+     title="">_blank</code>, then the new top-level browsing context's
+     name must be the given browsing context name (otherwise, it has
+     no name). The chosen browsing context must be this new browsing
+     context. If it is immediately <span
+     title="navigate">navigated</span>, then the navigation will be
+     done with <span>replacement enabled</span>.</dd>
+
      <dt>If the user agent has been configured such that in this
-     instance it will create a new browsing context</dt>
+     instance it will create a new browsing context, and the <code
+     title="rel-noreferrer">noreferrer</code> keyword doesn't
+     apply</dt>
 
      <dd>A new <span>auxiliary browsing context</span> must be
      created, with the <span>opener browsing context</span> being the
@@ -35568,7 +35586,11 @@
   not include a <code title="">Referer</code> HTTP header (or
   equivalent for other protocols) in the request.</p>
 
+  <p>This keyword also <a href="#noopener">causes the <code
+  title="dom-opener">opener</code> attribute to remain null</a> if the
+  hyperlink creates a new <span>browsing context</span>.</p>
 
+
   <h5>Link type "<dfn title="rel-pingback"><code>pingback</code></dfn>"</h5>
 
   <p>The <code title="rel-pingback">pingback</code> keyword may be

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