[plt-scheme] Web: How to delete a cookie?

From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Thu Apr 22 23:42:54 EDT 2010

Expire is not part of the RFC. It isn't implement by any of the PLT
libraries. Max-Age is, it is implemented.


On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 7:47 PM, Todd O'Bryan <toddobryan at gmail.com> wrote:
> Setting the max-age to zero deletes the cookie when the user exits the
> browser, right? I also saw several places that suggested setting the
> cookie's expiration date to a date in the past and the browser will
> stop sending it immediately. Is there any way to set the expiration
> date with make-cookie?
> On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 2:36 PM, Mario Domenech Goulart
> <mario.goulart at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi Todd
>> On Thu, 22 Apr 2010 14:22:36 -0400 "Todd O'Bryan" <toddobryan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> There are functions to place cookies, functions to extract cookies,
>>> but is there a function to delete a cookie on the client?
>> You should set the cookie max age attribute to zero.
>> Best wishes.
>> Mario
>> --
>> http://parenteses.org/mario
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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