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NYTimes on Netscape 6

Thursday April 13th, 2000

Dave Baron writes, "The New York Times has an article mostly about the Preview Release of Netscape 6." A free subscription is required.


#1 and I was actually enjoying the article too...

by SomeSmartAss

Thursday April 13th, 2000 3:11 PM

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>>>Another welcome feature is better management of Internet cookies, the small programs that many Web sites insert into your computer to track your activities.<<<

He had up till that comment. Cookies are text strings damnit! Not programs. It took me a week and a half to convince my boss of that fact, because "he heard on the TV ..."

Ah well, at least this guy likes the lizard, and Grokked(sp?) the concept of "Preview Release"

#3 pass the sugar-cookies

by skeeterow <skeetersrow@netscape.net>

Friday April 14th, 2000 3:26 AM

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Would like to have read the article but the boss doesn't allow cookies, hence couldn't do the registration required to read about why he doesn't Doesn't like cookies. Did the article ever get to talking about NS 6?

#4 Bypass registration w/partners

by frogfarm <frogfarm@fatchicksinpartyhats.com>

Monday April 17th, 2000 12:08 PM

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Replace <http://www.nytimes.com> with partners.nytimes.com for all nytimes URL's you don't wish to register to read.

#2 NY Time + cookies

by mrpalomar

Thursday April 13th, 2000 7:04 PM

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And it's interesting also that he doesn't mention--the irony of--the NY Times website's using cookies to track the activities of people reading his article--that would probably bring home all-too-quickly the notion of why such a cookie-control tool is desireable to begin with.