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

>>>>> In [emacs-w3m : No.09382] Jason Spiro wrote:

> On 4/17/07, Katsumi Yamaoka <yamaoka@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> ...
>> Have you tried setting the `w3m-use-cookies' variable to t?
>> This makes emacs-w3m behave like `1'.

> Yes; I found out about the option about a week ago when I used M-x
> customize on w3m.  The problem: w3m-use-cookies is off by default.

>> 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:

> It works fine for me on gmail and Wikipedia, though I must admit I
> didn't try the "Keep me logged in forever" checkbox option on those
> websites yet.

You will perhaps find some defects that prevent emacs-w3m from
working with cookies. :-<

> Why don't you enable the option by default?

It might be because no one has never requested it. ;-)
Otherwise, no developer might have wanted to enable it since it
is still experimental.  Anyway, we will need much time and
effort to complete the feature.