P3P and MSIE6 cookies (was Headers and Cookies)
chris at psydeshow.org
Tue Feb 4 15:10:33 EST 2003
it was previously written in the list, regarding IE 6 cookies:
>>I had a similar issue, albeit with the domains nyphp.org vs. www.nyphp.org.
>>By the way Chris, that's a great resource (http://www.w3.org/P3P/).
I've just been bitten by an IE6 cookie problem: a customer has a Privacy
profile in his Internet Options that only allows cookies from sites with
it means they can't use my site until I create one or they change their
From looking at that w3.org page and the accompanying quickstart, it
seems that most of the tools used to generate these are proprietary and
cost from $50 on up. IBM's tool appears free, but they also have a
"request license" link.
I feel completely blindsided by this, and a little depressed that I need
to learn yet another spec to ensure that "general folks" can use my
websites without changing their settings. Has anyone else created P3Ps
for their sites? Do you need a tool or can you do it by hand? And if you
need a tool, are there any good open-source versions?
If not, I'd be interested in developing an online, form-based tool in
PHP that would be available for anyone to use and mirror (including the
nyphp site). Is this a realistic undertaking?
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