[Mailman-Users] Web interfase saves no settings or info!

Marc MERLIN marc_news at vasoftware.com
Wed Feb 20 19:40:52 CET 2002

On Tue, Feb 19, 2002 at 03:27:08PM -0500, Jon Carnes wrote:
> This is definitely a Frequently Asked Question...  Undoubtedly you are using
> Konqueror as your web browser.  Konqueror cannot handle the new cookie
> layout (in version 2.0.8).  Since it mis-reads the cookie, the
> authentication it sends when you Post is incorrect.  Thus none of your
> changes are accepted.
> Use Netscape and your problems will be gone.  Newer versions of IE have the
> same problem, but the work around for IE is to set the web site with your
> Mailman install to "Trusted".  I have no idea why that works... except maybe
> it reads in the cookie without filtering it for bad things.

Ok. Konqueror, now IE.
Forgive me if I missed the answer here: but technically, who is at fault?
- the browsers
- mailman
- the cookie specs for being ambiguous


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