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Mozilla Firebird Cookie Prefs

[Apologies in advance for this tech support question; I looked for answers on and on Netscape's public newsgroups, but to no avail.]
I'm having some trouble getting Firebird to handle cookies the way I want it to. Here are my options (each ____ is a checkbox):

    ____ Enable Cookies
          ____ for the originating Web site only
          ____ for the current session only
          ____ but ask before accepting

I want to accept all session cookies, but be prompted for everything else. I don't see how I can do it with these options.

Am I wrong? Or is there maybe a more granular way to configure cookies?


Friday, August 15, 2003

No, you're right.

Firebird hides a lot of config stuff. If you want to peruse it, enter "about:config" into the URL box. When you look under network.cookie, you'll see that the underlying config entries pretty much mirror the UI. This config is (pretty much) the final authority on what is and is not possible in Firebird.

Brad Wilson (
Friday, August 15, 2003

Thanks, Brad. I found a bug report for Firebird that requests enhancements similar to what I want, so I guess that proves the functionality doesn't exist yet  :)

Monday, August 18, 2003

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