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Aug 27, 2000, 1:05 PM

Post #1 of 3 (49233 views)
CGI::Cookie Can't Post

I'd love to see an article on the proper use of CGI::Cookie. I'm having terrible trouble trying to modify a cookie after the print "Content-type: text/html\n\n" line.

Keep up the good work.

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Aug 29, 2000, 6:53 PM

Post #2 of 3 (49232 views)
Re: CGI::Cookie [In reply to] Can't Post

I think an article (or tutorial) on HTTP headers is more in demand. I'm working on such an article. Cookies are set via the HTTP header "Set-cookie". You can only have ONE set of HTTP headers per response (unless you're using server-push) and after a blank line, the headers are over.

Look for the HTTP headers article in October.

Jeff "japhy" Pinyan -- accomplished author, consultant, hacker, and teacher


Aug 29, 2000, 7:35 PM

Post #3 of 3 (49232 views)
Re: CGI::Cookie [In reply to] Can't Post

That's great Japhy. I'll be looking forward to it.

Please keep in mind that some people don't like to load the whole module, so they can't use:

print header(-cookie=>$cookiehandle);


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