On 10/13/2009 01:08 PM, Robert Kaiser wrote:
> Bob Fleischer wrote:
>> Well, I found that the visible difference between my production profile
>> and the virgin test profile is that I had "allow cookies for the
>> originating website only" on the production system (the one that
>> failed). I confirmed that setting this on the virgin system caused that
>> site to fail, also. I confirmed that changing the setting to "allow all
>> cookies" fixed my production seamonkey rc1 profile, too. So, is the case
>> closed?
> Probably, though that site relying on what at least looks like 
> third-party cookies seems bad, it's completely their issue if they do so.
>> However, just out of curiosity, I uninstalled Seamonkey 2 RC1 from the
>> virgin test system and installed Seamonkey 1.1.18 and found that the
>> banking web site works properly with either setting of "allow cookies..."!
> Not sure, but we had a number of changes to the cookie subsystem, 
> possibly also ones that make it more correct or whatever influences this.
>> Also, why does this setting make a difference between clicking a link to
>> open in the same window vs. opening in a separate tab or window (which
>> worked in SM 2 RC1 all along)?
> No idea, you probably need to ask the website designers.
> Robert Kaiser

I wonder if that was part of the 1.1.x cookies issue that Jens pointed
out in the "Disappointed in changes to cookie management SM 1.1.18 vs.
2.0RC1" thread? https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=349680#c13
where it was determined that the cookie settings weren't quite working
as advertised.

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