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Set cookie to document and read it back

<SCRIPT language="JavaScript">
function setCookie(){
  var thename= "your name";
  var the_text="name="+thename+"&";
  var toexpire= new Date("March 31, 2010");
  var expdate="expires="+toexpire.toGMTString();
  var newtext=escape(the_text);

  var mycookie=document.cookie;
  var fixed_cookie= unescape(mycookie);
  var thepairs= fixed_cookie.split("&");
  var pair1= thepairs[0];
  var pair2= thepairs[1];
  var namevalue= pair1.split("=");
  window.alert("Welcome, "+namevalue[1]+"!");


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