It depends what you mean. They can be used when creating programs which use the HTTP protocol. All cookies are is an extra string added to the HTTP request/response headers.<BR><BR>In Perl, that's even easier than in ASP. In Perl, you have to manually write out the HTTP headers - something like<BR>print "Content-Type: text/html
"<BR><BR>All you do is add the "Cookie:" HTTP response header, and it's up to the client to accept it. If they've got a web browser with cookies enabled, it'll store them and use them as cookies. If not, it'll appear like all normal HTTP headers would...<BR><BR>Craig.