[Javascript] capture & redirect URL

Tom Allison tallison at tacocat.net
Thu Jan 5 12:54:40 CST 2006


So I can set a cookie without transmitting it as a 'Set-Cookie' header
in the HTTP communication.
And then I see it as a Cookie on Request, but never on Response...


On 1/5/2006, "David Dorward" <david at dorward.me.uk> wrote:

>On Thu, Jan 05, 2006 at 10:14:34AM -0500, Tom Allison wrote:
>> I was working with a Proxy yesterday and found that even when the HTTP
>> proxy is defined in the browsers configuration (and I could find lots of
>> pages being passed through the proxy) I found that I was getting cookies
>> put onto my browser that were not from traffic through the proxy.  This
>> leads me to the suspicion that you can make javascript based calls (most
>> of the calls appeared to be from javascript code) which can ignore the
>> proxy settings of the browser.
>> True/False?
>False AFAIK ... but you can set cookies with client side JavaScript.
>David Dorward                                      http://dorward.me.uk
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