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Re: Cookie Question

From: Ari Luotonen <luotonen@netscape.com>
Date: Sun, 16 Feb 1997 08:36:14 -0800 (PST)
Message-Id: <199702161636.IAA16668@step.mcom.com>
To: Koen Holtman <koen@win.tue.nl>
Cc: luotonen@netscape.com, wyllys@reston.ans.net, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com

Koen Holtman wrote:
> I think that most of the applications you have in mind can also be
> implemented by using the IP address of the client as a persistent client
> identifier.  So a lack of proxy cookies may not be what is blocking these
> applications.  Or am I missing something?

- multi-user machines, remote logins
- proxy chains (client IP not available to 2nd or later proxy)
- dynamic proxy chains (different routes between proxies; IP rotation
  of proxies)

Cheers,
--
Ari Luotonen	* * * Opinions my own, not Netscape's * * *
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Received on Sunday, 16 February 1997 08:42:10 EST

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