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Re: cookie draft available

From: <hallam@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 96 17:59:29 -0400
Message-Id: <9604212159.AA22610@zorch.w3.org>
To: hedlund@best.com, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Cc: hallam@w3.org
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>Here's one:
>One potential use of Cookies is to store a "preferences" or .rc file for a
>user who visits a particular site repeatedly.  A server could provide a
>number of choices and store that user's choices as cookies, affecting
>their view of the site on future visits.

If one is customizing content on that scale then one should have the server
resources to store information server side. Its not that hard to do if one has a 
threaded server architecture.

If servers need to use client side resources then I believe there should be user 
control of the process. 

Received on Sunday, 21 April 1996 15:02:33 UTC

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