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From "Sebb (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Created: (INFRA-1438) Cookie handling causes problems for IE and Opera
Date Sat, 08 Dec 2007 19:51:43 GMT
Cookie handling causes problems for  IE and Opera
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                 Key: INFRA-1438
                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/INFRA-1438
             Project: Infrastructure
          Issue Type: Improvement
      Security Level: public (Regular issues)
          Components: MoinMoin
            Reporter: Sebb
            Priority: Minor


The ASF wikis often have a common prefix, eg

jakarta
jakarta-commons
jakarta-jmeter

I've found that if one logs into jakarta with  IE or Opera, it's then impossible to login
to jakarta-xxx - this seems to be because those browsers match the prefix when deciding to
send the cookie.

Possible solutions:
- ignore cookie when password is provided
- change cookie to include trailing /

I'm not particularly familiar with Python, but I may be able to provide patches ...



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