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was there a different default "maxage" of the cookie before?

Shrinath M Aithal
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Joined: May 20, 2009
Posts: 82
Currently, the default age of the cookie is -1 which means it dies when browser is closed.
But long ago, may be 3 years back, someone had told me cookie's default age was 100 milliseconds or something similar, but not negative..

I just wanted ask the long term users here, was there a different default age for the cookie anytime before since the birth of servlets?
Can I find a document or anything from sun about it anywhere on net? I tried to google it, but wasn't fruitful..
Please help..


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Shri..

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Mohammed Yousuff
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Joined: Oct 17, 2007
Posts: 198
as far as i read from wiki, initially browsers are not controlling the cookies as they do now... but not sure about the initiall default expire time .....


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