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Re: [Lynx-dev] a question about cookies?

From: Thomas Dickey
Subject: Re: [Lynx-dev] a question about cookies?
Date: Sat, 05 Jan 2013 19:17:06 -0500
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On Sat, Jan 05, 2013 at 04:55:52PM -0500, Karen Lewellen wrote:
> Hi folks,
> I use google for one of my emails.
> I use lynx and visit
> to avoid too much mayhem.
> i have access to the . lynx_cookies
> file, and when getting this error before simply removed all the old
> cookies with google's name on them.
> It is not working this time, but it may be the size of my file..I
> have rather a few cookies.

lynx doesn't have a particular limit on the number of cookies it accepts
or on how many a given site may want to have returned.

> the error I get is that the redirect limit of ten has been reached.
> I have two questions.
> when a new cookie gets added does it go at the bottom of the file or
> at the top?

You can see what happens by looking at the trace file

> If the former, google may not be finding it, after all my cookie file has
>  almost 500 lines in it.
> which brings me to the second.
> some of them I should keep, amazon ebay and the like.
> however I have several from these sources, some as false. false and
> some as false.true.
> which should I keep to thin the file?
> Thanks,
> Karen
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