[plt-scheme] annoying cookies and doc search box

From: Dimitris Vyzovitis (vyzo at media.mit.edu)
Date: Sat Nov 15 08:51:24 EST 2008

On Sat, 15 Nov 2008, Dimitris Vyzovitis wrote:

> The search box has started leaving cookies in the browser, which is 
> *extremely* annoying when searching the docs in local installation with 
> firefox 3.
> Specifically, when the browser option for asking before setting cookies is 
> enabled the damn thing will keep asking every time (even when you accept the 
> first time and ask it to stop asking!), presumably because there is no site. 
> The cookie disalog is presented as "the site file:// wants to set a cookie 
> blah blah blah".
> I don't know whether this is a bug in firefox or a bug in the generated docs, 
> but why is the search box setting cookies in the first place? At the very 
> least, when browsing locally from the file system it should not.
> firefox 3.0.3, GNU, plt- if you want to reproduce

Firefox bug apparently:

-- vyzo

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