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    How could a site recognize a return visitor if there are no cookies? Its a big pain on a mobile phone to enter in a login and passwrod each time you visit a site.

    Is caller ID a possibility? How could this work? Does anyone have thoughts on this subject?

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    Cookies are the only way to remember or recognize a visitor.

    Can you bookmark a url on a cell phone? Could someone put the login and password information in the url of the bookmark (favorite)?? Then when they choose that link, you'll be passed those variables.

    index.php?login=john&password=my_pass

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    Do you something about cookies that I don't? All of the things that I have read (which I admit don't amount to much) seem to say that WAP doesn't support cookies.

    Really, I'm just curious about the technology and what it can and cannot do.

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    I want to do the same kind of thing, but it seems very difficult to do with the current language specs. I use cookies for making sure a user is valid by keeping a magic number in it that corresponds to another number on the server, but that can't be emulated with WML at the moment...
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    And what does it take to stop being a junior member anyways?

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    I don't know if MSN does something special with their WAP service, but I don't have to enter my password/username each time I go to check my email from my phone... If I shutdown the phone, then I do, but as long as the phone stays on, which it does most of the time, I don't have to re-logon.


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    Goto www.phone.com and register in their Developer site. They have several PDFs that talk about cookies. Bottom line: they're NOT supported.

    The point made about being able to store MSN login info is interesting...don't know how they're doing it. But phone.com has something called UP.Link server that can handle cookies, as well as some other features like "push" technology. One of their PDFs talks about "URL Rewriting". Anyone know what this is? Also, there's caching of variables...maybe that's what MSN is doing?

    I'm still looking into this, but I'd also like to know more.
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    Hey found this site...visit it...it says cookies support is there...and is getting better...
    http://allnetdevices.com/faq/?pair=09.004

    Preetham

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