Msg#: 4106219 posted 2:58 am on Mar 29, 2010 (gmt 0)
I recently said 'yes' to an automagical upgrade to 10.51 and now notice that, without (knowingly) changing anything in my Opera preferences etc, included footer links to http://validator.w3.org/check/referer/ lead to an error page:
Sorry! This document can not be checked. No Referer header found!
You have requested we check the referring page, but your browser did not send the HTTP "Referer" header field. This can be for several reasons, but most commonly it is because your browser does not know about this header, has been configured not to send one, transferred the referring document over a secure protocol such as https but is accessing the validator over ordinary non-secure http, or is behind a proxy or firewall that strips it out of the request before it reaches us.
This is not an error in the referring page!
Please use the form interface on the Validator Home Page to check the page by URL.
A quick skim of my Opera/operaprefs.ini file only has one instance of the string HTTP (Home URL=http://example.com/) and makes no mention at all of referer or referrer
I'll appreciate any tips on what to edit in order to fix what I regard as yet another bug in what was, once upon a time, the best browser
Version 10.51 Build 3315 Platform Win32 System Windows XP