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

From: Guillaume Marceau (gmarceau at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Jul 19 14:44:33 EDT 2011

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 2:08 PM, Robby Findler
<robby at eecs.northwestern.edu>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?
> > 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 have JS and Cookies enabled on both browsers, so that's not the problem.

>> I don't understand the last bit about refreshing and reseting the
>> cookie.  What problem is this second trampoline trying to fix?
>page it will re-set the cookie.  The trampoline page is therefore
>If you keep the "hq=blah" in the URL, then whenever you visit that
>setting the cookie and then takes you further to the usual search page
>without the parameter being part of the URL.

and why are we using cookies?
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