[pubcookie-dev] summary of current activities (anchors)
dors at cac.washington.edu
Fri Feb 27 15:24:43 PST 2004
On Fri, 27 Feb 2004, Jim Fox wrote:
> I think we cannot preserve these with our present methodology.
> The browser remembers the anchor, but does not send it with the
> request. Pubcookie never sees it.
Wow ... for some reason I thought the browser would
have sent the anchor in the request, e.g. "GET
/foo.html#bar". But they're smarter than that; they
remember it, i.e. "GET /foo.html", just like you said.
I think we can leave it where it stands: a known
issue, and one that doesn't come up often and has a
workaround. In that respect it's something like the
"multipart/form-data" issue, where the browser has
to obtain a session cookie before attempting the
Sorry for creating such a hullabaloo about it. I'll
mark it as "completed" online.
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