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Re: cookie draft available

From: M. Hedlund <hedlund@best.com>
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 1996 15:04:00 -0700 (PDT)
To: hallam@w3.org
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <Pine.SGI.3.93.960421150157.22288C-100000@shellx.best.com>


On Sun, 21 Apr 1996 hallam@w3.org wrote:
> If one is customizing content on that scale then one should have the server
> resources to store information server side. 

That's one view, but cookies were proposed in part to avoid server-side
databases of this sort.

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

I agree, and I think most of the state subgroup agrees, too.  The
disagreement is over how the user should be given control, so that was
unspecified.

Marc Hedlund <marc@organic.com> <hedlund@best.com>
Received on Sunday, 21 April 1996 15:06:58 EDT

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