on 8/31/02 6:43 AM, Eric A. Meyer at [EMAIL-REMOVED] mumbled something
> At 23:13 -0700 8/30/02, Brandon Oto wrote:
>> Quote from a webdev friend, just now:
>> "NS7 will show the customization on the
>> customize page itself... but won't hold on to the cookie."
>> This is on Mac OS X.
> I see the same thing on OS9. It turns out to be a problem in the
> styleswitcher script, not the CSS itself. I checked the cookie value
> and NS7 is in fact remembering the cookie value correctly, so it's
> just not applying it to pages. My hacked version of Snowden's
> switcher script works without any trouble on meyerweb.com, so the
> difference has to be the script. In my version of the script, I
> commented out the last three lines:
> // var cookie = readCookie("style");
> // var title = cookie ? cookie : getPreferredStyleSheet();
> // setActiveStyleSheet(title);
> That may be the difference. I remember discussing that part of the
> script with some colleagues and they told me I needed to drop it.
> I've forgotten the reason why, though; something to do with page
> loading, I think.
... enough to drive a man to drink, this...
Okay, so, I commented out the last three lines, per your suggestions.
Charmingly enough, the switcher then proceeded stopped working entirely; it
didn't even switch on the page itself, never mind cookies or other nonesuch.
Confirmation already on numerous browsers.
I would venture out on a limb and say this is probably not the best fix :)