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RFC 2109 on HTTP State Management Mechanism

From: Dave Kristol <dmk@bell-labs.com>
Date: Wed, 19 Feb 1997 12:29:59 -0500
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        RFC 2109:

        Title:      HTTP State Management Mechanism
        Author:     D. Kristol, L. Montulli
        Date:       February 1997
        Mailbox:    dmk@bell-labs.com, montulli@netscape.com
        Pages:      21
        Characters: 43649
        Updates/Obsoletes: None

        URL:        ftp://ds.internic.net/rfc/rfc2109.txt


This document specifies a way to create a stateful session with HTTP
requests and responses.  It describes two new headers, Cookie and
Set-Cookie, which carry state information between participating origin
servers and user agents. This document is a product of the HyperText
Transfer Protocol Working Group of the IETF.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for the
Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions for
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Official Protocol Standards" (STD 1) for the standardization state and
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