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RE: problem

From: Jay Chalfant <jchalfan@outbackinc.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2000 09:02:32 -0800
Message-ID: <9D7F61B87714D31194530090276212440C9A90@outback.internal.outbackinc.com>
To: "'Mukul Gandhi'" <mgandhi@bhartitelesoft.com>, www-talk@w3.org
Just a thought.. aren't the cookie's scoped to a URL base? It was my
understanding that cookies can only be set and read within a domain. Perhaps
you should try a redirect to a URL within the same domain and see if
behavior changes.

regards,

-J

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mukul Gandhi [mailto:mgandhi@bhartitelesoft.com]
> Sent: Thursday, January 27, 2000 2:06 AM
> To: www-talk@w3.org
> Subject: problem
> 
> 
> Hello ,
> A PHP script must simultaneously set the cookie and should 
> redirect to a
> new page. Therefore HTTP headers from the server must go 
> something like this -
> 
> Set-Cookie: NAME=a,VALUE=val1;
> Set-Cookie: NAME=b,VALUE=val2;
> Location: http://www.w3.org;
> 
> I am trying to do this using the code -
> setCookie("a","val1");
> setCookie("b","val2");
> header("Location: http://www.php.net");
> 
> With this control is going to the redirected page i.e 
> http://www.php.net
> but the cookies are not getting set. But if I am ommiting the header
> statement, cookies are getting set. But I want to do both the 
> things, i.e
> set cookie and redirect control to a new page.
> In what sequence the headers should be sent to achieve this ? With the
> combination of above 3 statements, I feel cookies never reach 
> the client at
> all(and the original HTTP response gets aborted) and header statement
> causes a new HTTP response to occur with fresh header and body which
> contain no cookies.
> 
> Waiting for some response.
> 
> best regards
> -mukul
> 
> Ps: If server side programming is done in language other than 
> PHP, the same
> concepts should apply.
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------
> Bharti Cellular Limited, New Delhi, India
> 
Received on Thursday, 27 January 2000 12:01:42 GMT

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