Date: Thu, 6 Nov 1997 10:39:27 -0600

From: Cynthia Bernstein bernscy[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MAIL.AUBURN.EDU

Subject: Re: "cookies"

Netscape, too, has a cookies folder. You can set Netscape not to receive



On Thu, 6 Nov 1997, Wayne Glowka wrote:

"Cookies" are files that are downloaded to your hard drive when you

connect to certain Web sites. These files contain your computer

information that the Web site has recorded. When you return to a site

that has loaded a "cookie" on your machine, the site can use your

"cookie" information for various and sundry site documentation purposes.

Internet Explorer has a folder called "Cookies". You can remove them if

it bothers you.


It seems to me that a better choice of terms would be "ticks" or "fleas" or

even "stickers."

Thanks for the information.

Wayne Glowka