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

John Franks <> 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