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Re: LYNX-DEV Lynx 3.0

From: Hiram Lester, Jr.
Subject: Re: LYNX-DEV Lynx 3.0
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 1997 11:07:02 -0600 (CST)

On Wed, 26 Feb 1997, Duncan Hill wrote:

> On Tue, 25 Feb 1997, Hiram Lester, Jr. wrote:
> > security issues involved.  I, on the other hand, are not paranoid about
> > such things, and would rather have them all accepted by default.  Lynx
> > provides means to examine and delete them at will, so that is plenty for
> > me.  I think a .lynxrc setting should be provided to totally disable
> > cookies, accept all the time, or prompt as it does now with prompt being
> > the default.  The only problem I could see is that if some sysadmin REALLY
> Hmm..I think you'd have to put up a message saying that it has accepted a
>, its in the .lynxrc, and the user has forgotten.  They visit
> Infoseek, and see "Cookie accepted for <domain>" perhaps?

Yes, I agree that there should still be a status message for accepting
cookies even if there was an option to always allow all cookies.  I think
that's the way it works now for Allow all from a specific domain.

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