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Subject svn commit: r414143 - /httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_usertrack.xml
Date Wed, 14 Jun 2006 08:23:35 GMT
Author: noirin
Date: Wed Jun 14 01:23:34 2006
New Revision: 414143

Corrections & clarifications
Submitted by Matt Lewandowsky


Modified: httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_usertrack.xml
--- httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_usertrack.xml (original)
+++ httpd/httpd/trunk/docs/manual/mod/mod_usertrack.xml Wed Jun 14 01:23:34 2006
@@ -122,7 +122,21 @@
     <p>The domain string <strong>must</strong> begin with a dot, and
     <strong>must</strong> include at least one embedded dot. That is,
-    "" is legal, but "" and ".com" are not.</p>
+    <code></code> is legal, but <code></code>
+    <code>.com</code> are not.</p>
+    <note>Most browsers in use today will not allow cookies to be set
+    for a two-part top level domain, such as <code></code>, 
+    although such a domain ostensibly fulfills the requirements
+    above.<br /> 
+    These domains are equivalent to top level domains such as
+    <code>.com</code>, and allowing such cookies may be a security
+    risk. Thus, if you are under a two-part top level domain, you
+    should still use your actual domain, as you would with any other top
+    level domain (for example <code></code>).
+    </note> 
@@ -209,7 +223,8 @@
     <p>Not all clients can understand all of these formats. but you
     should use the newest one that is generally acceptable to your
-    users' browsers.</p>
+    users' browsers. At the time of writing, most browsers only fully
+    support <code>CookieStyle Netscape</code>.</p>
@@ -229,12 +244,13 @@
-    <p>When the user track module is compiled in, and
-    "CookieTracking on" is set, Apache will start sending a
+    <p>When <module>mod_usertrack</module> is loaded, and
+    <code>CookieTracking on</code> is set, Apache will send a
     user-tracking cookie for all new requests. This directive can
     be used to turn this behavior on or off on a per-server or
-    per-directory basis. By default, compiling mod_usertrack will
-    not activate cookies. </p>
+    per-directory basis. By default, enabling
+    <module>mod_usertrack</module> will <strong>not</strong> 
+    activate cookies. </p>

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