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[REBOL] Re: Passing a cookie back to the server

From: gchiu:compkarori at: 10-Jun-2001 15:44

> thought I had looked at all the most recent additions to > the http arena. I > guess your update came soon thereafter. Shame on me for
Actually Dec 2000. After a hiatus of a year, I went back then to trying to figure out why the mods I made to cookies-client.r weren't working with one particular site.
> arena. The main (and only) advantage I can think of with > hacking the http > scheme itself is that ssl, tls, tunneling, and > encryption, etc, will be > transparently supported. Do you think that this would be > beneficial?
Absolutely. Interestingly my recollection is that when Rebol was first released, 'read did include all the headers, but then it was improved and hidden from us.
> (by the way, your code > is always incredibly easy to read, which is a Good Thing,
Thanks <blush>. I guess it's a reflection of my exposure to forth <grin>.
> person, but I, too, need them for certain sites, and it > would be nice if REBOL > handled them more transparently. I mainly am doing this
I agree, and I don't understand why RT haven't implemented transparent cookie handling into core yet, unless they don't consider it a priority. -- Graham Chiu