[Mailman-Users] cookie feature request

Rick Pasotto rick at niof.net
Mon Jan 15 18:07:29 CET 2001

On Tue, Jan 16, 2001 at 03:04:40AM +0200, Moshe Zadka wrote:
> On Sun, 14 Jan 2001 12:37:41 -0500, Rick Pasotto <rick at niof.net>
> wrote:
> > I've been bitten again.
> > 
> > I normally run junkbuster so cookies are turned off. Can mailman
> > check for this situation and alert that cookies are not functioning
> > instead of just asking again for the name/password with no
> > indication of why?
> How would mailman know? All it sees is you (someone it has never
> authenticated, by lack of cookies) trying to access an administrative
> page.

Many sites tell me 'you do not have cookies enabled.'

If you set a cookie and then can't read it back it's clear that cookies
are not enabled.

"The market is not an invention of capitalism.  It has
 existed for centuries.  It is an invention of civilization."
		-- Mikhail Gorbachev
		   Rick Pasotto email: rickp at telocity.com

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