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Re: Cookie Question

From: Steve Wingard <swingard@spyglass.com>
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 1997 16:52:19 -0600
Message-Id: <3.0.1.32.19970214165219.009f7cf0@rafiki.spyglass.com>
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Cc: luotonen@netscape.com, wyllys@reston.ans.net, jg@zorch.w3.org
At 12:57 PM 2/14/97 -0800, Ari Luotonen wrote:
>
>> Could one or both of you explain what it would be used for?
>> It would help the rest of us support such a proposal.
>> Just asserting it would be useful doesn't help us (as a working
>> group) understand (or understand what problems it would present
>> that have to be thought about).
>
>I'll list some off the top of my head:

{possible applications deleted for brevity}

We've also encountered situations where it would be useful for a proxy
to be able to maintain per-client state information (to hold preferences
for various operating options, for example), and we'd support
a "Proxy-Cookie" feature.



Steve Wingard				swingard@spyglass.com
Spyglass, Inc.	
1240 E. Diehl Road
Naperville, IL 60563
					
Received on Friday, 14 February 1997 15:02:56 EST

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