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Re: lynx-dev Dump_Output_Immediately / Cookie bug not completely fixe
Re: lynx-dev Dump_Output_Immediately / Cookie bug not completely fixed (AFAIK)
Thu, 17 Dec 1998 18:23:10 +0300 (MSK)
17-Dec-98 06:04 Klaus Weide wrote:
> For some of those circumstances, NOT writing the cookie file may actually
> be more appropriate than writing it. For example with -mime_header,
> neither HTTP headers nor META tags are parsed, so there is no possible
> way that cookies can be set/changed/discarded by Set-Cookie headers.
> The only possible (significant) effect on the contents of the cookie
> file could be removal of expired cookies.
Well, the removal or changing the expiration date.
Plain expiration check will be done by the next HTTP request anyway.
> Maybe it would make more sense if a non-interactive lynx never wrote
> the cookie file (even if persistent cookies were enabled), unless
> explicitly told to do so with a new flag.