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Orginating application URL

Jean Miles
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Joined: Aug 20, 2003
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Is there any way I can get the orginating application URL that has a link to my application. I need the server path. The request object I only can see the URL on request, I can't find anything on orginating URL.
Bear Bibeault
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Joined: Jan 10, 2002
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THat info is sometime available in the REFERER header (and, yes they spelled the word "referrer" wrong).

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