Problem checking an existing browser cookie

Peter Otten __peter__ at web.de
Mon Aug 16 13:31:31 CEST 2010


Νίκος wrote:

> # initialize cookie
> cookie = Cookie.SimpleCookie()
> cookie.load( os.environ.get('HTTP_COOKIE', '') )
> mycookie = cookie.get('visitor')
> 
> if ( mycookie and mycookie.value != 'nikos' ) or re.search( r'(cyta|
> yandex|13448|spider|crawl)', host ) is None:
>     blabla...
> ========================
> 
> I checked and Chrome has a cookie names visitor with a value of nikos
> within.
> So, i have to ask why the if fails?

Maybe it's because != != ==




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