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Re: draft-ietf-http-state-mgmt-01.txt LAST CALL

From: Lou Montulli <montulli@mozilla.com>
Date: Tue, 18 Jun 1996 15:12:39 -0700
Message-Id: <31C729D7.41C6@mozilla.com>
To: Dave Kristol <dmk@allegra.att.com>
Cc: marc@ckm.ucsf.edu, http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
Dave Kristol wrote:
> 
> "Marc Salomon" <marc@ckm.ucsf.edu> wrote:
>   > Does the draft address what happens when I do the following:
>   >
>   > Req:
>   > HEAD /resource HTTP/1.1
>   > Cookie: blah
>   > ---
>   > Resp:
>   > HTTP/1.1 200 OK
>   > Set-Cookie: blah
>   >
>   > or
>   >
>   > Req:
>   > HEAD /resource HTTP/1.1
>   > ---
>   > Resp:
>   > HTTP/1.1 200 OK
>   > Set-Cookie: blah
> 
> I take it you're asking what the I-D says about HEAD requests and
> responses.  It doesn't specify.

The original Netscape Cookies documentation specified
that a Set-cookie header was valid for any response code,
including Head responses, 304, and even error responses
like 404.

:lou
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Lou Montulli                 http://www.netscape.com/people/montulli/
       Netscape Communications Corp.
Received on Tuesday, 18 June 1996 15:14:46 EDT

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