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Re: 3 Proposals: session ID, business-card auth, customer auth

From: Dave Kristol <dmk@allegra.att.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 95 10:40:25 EDT
Message-Id: <9507191634.AA00323@www10.w3.org>
To: john@math.nwu.edu
Cc: www-talk@www10.w3.org
John Franks <john@math.nwu.edu> said:
  > Brian is absolutely right though that Cookies should be persistant *only*
  > for the life of a user session (Please don't tell me about kiosks, I already
  > know!).  I believe that this is the current Netscape behavior, documentation
  > to the contrary notwithstanding.

Netscape's cookies get stored locally (~/.netscape-cookies on my Unix
box).  I suspect their state carries over from one session to another.
Perhaps that's old behavior, though -- my cookie file is four months old.

Dave Kristol
Received on Wednesday, 19 July 1995 12:34:19 UTC

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