On Fri, Mar 23, 2012 at 1:31 PM, gucopas pas <gucopas@...> wrote:
> I follow some blogs that block image hotlinking in case the request
> doesn't have an http referer or having one, is not in the list of
> accepted ones.
> In liferea, because entry/item content html is not the actual web page
> of the site, when requesting images, the referer is not sent, and
> consider hotlinking.
> There would be a easy fix, if possible, that is sending the referer of
> the entry/item link.
> Is it possible?
> can it have unwanted side effects?
For rendering item content we use Webkit and rely on it's standard
HTML handling. There is no request building. Therefore it is not
possible (without complicating things) to modify the request.
Does this affect many blogs you read?
Can you provide an example URL?