[racket-dev] language-specific documentation failed on 5.1.1

From: Eli Barzilay (eli at barzilay.org)
Date: Tue Jul 19 14:59:06 EDT 2011

25 minutes ago, Robby Findler wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 1:06 PM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> > Yesterday, Robby Findler wrote:
> >> Also, when I disable cookies, I see that the context sensitive
> >> search just silently doesn't work.
> >>
> >> Would it be possible to always have the search set a (separate)
> >> cookie and give a warning if it doesn't find the (constant)
> >> cookie?
> >
> > I think that it's far more likely that JS fails, so you won't see
> > any warning anyway.
> JS could also hide a warning that JS wasn't available, right?

Well, if there's no JS, then JS can't warn you about it.  There's the
`noscript' tag, which is there for pages that use it, I think.

> > As for a warning when chrome prevents storing a cookie, I remember
> > trying that and IIRC it can't even tell when you're not allowed to
> > store a cookie.
> Yeah, I can see how they'd set things up like that.

I found those emails, from around March 2010 -- here's a relevant
part from what I wrote at the time:

> Looks like
> * cookies from file:// urls never worked on chrome,
> * there's a command line flag that is supposed to make it work,
> * it is not working (or no longer working),
> * it is now throwing an error instead of silently ignoring them which
>   was the previous behavior.
> Two relevant pages:
> http://www.google.com/support/forum/p/Chrome/thread?tid=3D23fd2349855c0f17&hl=3Den
> http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=3D535

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