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From Hollerman Geralyn M <>
Subject Re: cookies, Safari, and Tomcat
Date Wed, 11 Feb 2004 22:26:22 GMT
Aadi Deshpande wrote:
> Hollerman Geralyn M wrote:
>> I'm trying to figure out some behavior I'm seeing only when I use 
>> Safari (v1.25? - downloaded from the Apple site last week) and Tomcat. 
>> This involves cookies. I am using Tomcat 5.0.16. I have written a 
>> servlet that sends a cookie back to the server for use later on; I can 
>> see this cookie when using Mozilla, Netscape, or IE when I look at a 
>> list of cookies. I also see the JESSIONID cookie that Tomcat uses in 
>> this list. However, when I use Safari, I see the JESSIONID cookie, but 
>> not the cookie I created. I'm not sure what the reason is for this; if 
>> I didn't do something in my code, I'd like to find out what it is, and 
>> for this I'd imagine I'd have to look thru the Tomcat source and see 
>> what's done when the JSESSIONID cookie is created. Unfortunately, I 
>> can't seem to find this.
>> Has anyone seen this behavior before? How should I deal with it? Or 
>> can someone point me to the program where the JESSSIONID cookie for 
>> Tomcat is created?
>> Thanks!
> What is the cookie version of the cookie that you created?  We've 
> noticed some odd behaviour when using cookies and that magically went 
> away when we started using version  0 cookies.

I have tried creating both version 0 and version 1 cookies; it doesn't
appear to matter - the behavior is the same.

Also, I have been told that "the bug that affected Safari and cookies
has been repaired prior to (the version I am using) of Safari"; it's
entirely possible that this is a different cookie problem with Safari, tho!

Lynn Hollerman.

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