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Fried Fish: <a ping>

Jan 19, 2006, 14:30 (6 Talkback[s])

"I've been meaning to blog about a new web platform feature that we've added to trunk builds of Firefox. It is now possible to define a ping attribute on anchor and area tags. When a user follows a link via one of these tags, the browser will send notification pings to the specified URLs after following the link.

"I'm sure this may raise some eye-brows among privacy conscious folks, but please know that this change is being considered with the utmost regard for user privacy..."

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