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In article <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, mindlace <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
writes
>Graham Chiu wrote:
>> 
>> Can it be changed so that it remembers both my userid and password, or
>> just my password?  I usually remember who I am!
>
>This is certainly true.  Unfortunately, Microsoft has made it so that
>anyone with a modicum of javascript skills can read *all* your cookies
>(if you use IE on Windows):
>
>http://slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=00/05/11/173257&mode=nested

I went there, clicked on the buttons, and got DNS errors.

>
>Now, there may not be hugely deletrious effects resulting from this, but
>until cookies are handled in a sane manner, it's probably inappropriate
>for us to be putting the password there.

Well, you only have to save one half of a pair.  I would prefer you save
the password.  The username I can remember :-)

>
>If you're using IE 5 or Mozilla (NS 6) you can always tell it to
>remember what you've entered into the password field.
>

Doesn't offer to save it for me on IE5. If it did, I wouldn't be asking.


- -- 
Regards,  Graham Chiu
gchiu<at>compkarori.co.nz
http://www.compkarori.co.nz/index.php
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