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From "Luc Foisy" <Luc.Fo...@technical-magic.com>
Subject RE: Cookies
Date Mon, 13 Jan 2003 14:29:22 GMT
> 
> "Paul Yunusov" <pyunusov@rogers.com> wrote in message
> news:200301101647.01999.pyunusov@rogers.com...
> > On Friday 10 January 2003 04:23 pm, Luc Foisy wrote:
> > > Is the Cookie defined in the Servlet API permanent by 
> default? It doesnt
> > > really say that in the docs. You might be able to assume 
> that since you
> > > have a setMaxAge() method, but if you want to change it back to
> permanent,
> > > there would be no way to do so (not that I want to, just really
> wondering
> > > if its permanent)
> >
> > I looked at Cookie.java from jakarta-servletapi-4 and there 
> is a line that
> > says:
> >
> > private int maxAge = -1; // ;Max-Age=VALUE ... cookies auto-expire
> >
> > there. The constructor doesn't interfere with this either. 
> I don't know if
> > this is implementation-dependent or established somewhere 
> in the spec.
> >
> 
> It's part of the spec (section 15.1.1.2 of the 2.3 Spec to be exact).
> 

ok, that being said, is there a way to make it permanent?

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