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Re: Bug#419647: w3m-el should not silently reject cookies by default


>>>>> In [emacs-w3m : No.09379] Jason Spiro wrote:

> Package: w3m-el
> Version: 1.4.4-3
> Severity: wishlist
> Usertags: usability
> X-Debbugs-CC: emacs-w3m@xxxxxxxxxx

> Thank you for w3m-el, it is the best web browser I have ever used.

I'm glad to hear of it.  Thanks.

> But, for the first month I used w3m-el, I didn't realize it supported
> cookies.  I wish I had known sooner.  To fix this, I suggest that
> w3m-el should not silently reject all cookies by default; it should do
> one of these things instead:

Have you tried setting the `w3m-use-cookies' variable to t?

(info "(emacs-w3m)Trouble FAQ")
| * Q. Why can't I browse pages which require cookies?
|   (This is still an experimental feature.)
|   Make sure the `w3m-use-cookies' variable is set to a value other
|   than `nil'.

This makes emacs-w3m behave like `1'.

> 1.  Accept all cookies and save them to disk permanently.  This would
> be the best option.  It would work just like Firefox and other popular
> browsers.  Or:

It is still incomplete even in the CVS version (i.e., is under
development), though.  If you have an interest in the upstream
emacs-w3m, you can get it from: