[thelist] cookies

Hassan Schroeder hassan at webtuitive.com
Thu May 17 16:23:33 CDT 2001

sarah wrote:
> Ok, then just to double check.
> If www.domain.com sets a cookie, something.domain.com
> can read it?

Maybe, maybe not :-) it's up to the programmer who creates the
cookie and specifies (or fails to specify) the DOMAIN and PATH. 

For more detail, see:

An old Netscape cookie reference:


RFC 2068 - Hypertext Transfer Protocol -- HTTP/1.1


RFC 2109 - HTTP State Management Mechanism


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