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Re: lynx-dev Wishlist item: semi-persistent session cookies

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: lynx-dev Wishlist item: semi-persistent session cookies
Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2002 20:06:35 -0500
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On Thu, Feb 14, 2002 at 07:43:28PM -0500, Philip Webb wrote:
> 020110 Ian Collier wrote:
> > I'd like some way of not losing session cookies
> > when I use "lynx -source" to retrieve a web page.
> --- details snipped --- 
> > Just before each cookie is stored, if -session_cookie_timeout=N is set
> > and the cookie has no Expires flag, a "Max-age=N" attribute is imagined:
> > the Expires flag is set, and the time of expiration set
> > to N seconds from now.  I've tried this out and it works, but I haven't
> > supplied code as it's probably better done by the Lynx developers.
> that's NOT how Lynx development works!
> you need to supply your code in `patch -u' format:
> TD will test it & add it to the next .dev version if it seems useful.
> if he doesn't take it up, you can debate the point further via lynx-dev.

right (patches are appreciated).

I'm about 1/4 through dev.8 (day job crises have eaten the past week), but
have enough things to fix...

Thomas E. Dickey <address@hidden>

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