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Re: lynx-dev yahoo cookies not working the same in 2.8.3.dev15

From: Leonid Pauzner
Subject: Re: lynx-dev yahoo cookies not working the same in 2.8.3.dev15
Date: Sat, 23 Nov 1996 07:16:47 +0300 (MSK)

25-Nov-99 11:21 Klaus Weide wrote:
> On Thu, 25 Nov 1999, Leonid Pauzner wrote:
>> 24-Nov-99 08:57 Klaus Weide wrote:
>> > * changed default for PERSISTENT_COOKIES from TRUE to FALSE, since
>> >   persistent cookie support is now configured in by default -KW
>> I think this is very confusing since 2.8.2 release was configured
>> differently.

> As far as I know, whoever was using persistent cookies with the 2.8.2
> release was using an experimental feature.

> You used that argument yourself, in a *somewhat* different context:
Well, you have a better memory than me... But nethertheless...

> <>:
>  "in this particular case I feel it is not bad to break backward compatibility
>   with naming convention - persistent cookies were experimental anyway.
> symbol:)"

> I gave my reasons in the (sub-)thread starting here:
> <>
> It seems only mattack disagreed.

>> Disabling persistent cookies seems a rare case and should
>> be done explicitely, IMO.

> Here's at least one person who seems to disagre vehemently with that:
> <>
will look.

>> > Is it really that hard to figure out that PERSISTENT_COOKIES in lynx.cfg
>> > needs looking at?
>> You should be ready to repeat this on lynx-dev for a while
>> unless change the default back.

> Nah, Larry was having a bad day...
It seems there are very few people who built dev15 at the moment.
We got more responces later.

> It's not representative.  (Not for lynx users in general, and not for
> Larry.)

> If I'm wrong with that - ok, I am ready to repeat
>    "Set PERSISTENT_COOKIES in lynx.cfg"
> on lynx-dev for a while.  It's just four words.
Can not disagree:)
>    Klaus

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