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cookies usage

ankur rathi
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What can we do by cookies other than session tracking?

Thanks.
[ May 31, 2006: Message edited by: Bear Bibeault ]
Pradeep bhatt
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Store data at the client side like Javaranch does. It stores username and password. When you access JR next time cookies stored at the client can be used for sending username/password and you dont need to log in again.

Cookies can store some user preferences like Google search engine options ?


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ankur rathi
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Originally posted by Pradip Bhat:
Store data at the client side like Javaranch does. It stores username and password. When you access JR next time cookies stored at the client can be used for sending username/password and you dont need to log in again.

Cookies can store some user preferences like Google search engine options ?


Thanks pradip.
But I was looking for some *hi-fi* usage.
Paul Sturrock
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What do you mean by "hi-fi" usage? Cookies are pretty basic things, their sole purpose is to store data on the client machine.


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