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Re: draft-ietf-http-state-man-mec-03: $Version and path

From: Dave Kristol <dmk@research.bell-labs.com>
Date: Tue, 23 Sep 97 17:56:51 EDT
Message-Id: <9709232156.AA25480@zp>
To: MACRIDES@sci.wfbr.edu
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com, http-state@research.bell-labs.com
Foteos Macrides <MACRIDES@SCI.WFBR.EDU> wrote:
  > [concerning comparison of Path in cookie spec.]

  > 	You're getting into the can of worms with which the MHTML-WG has
  > been struggling, and would be unwise, IHMO, to take it on explicily in
  > the cookie specs as well, rather than leaving it as now, with an implicit
  > definition of "match" as "whatever the current HTTP specs define that
  > to mean for the path field of http[s] URLs (presently in Section 3.2.3
  > of RFC 2068 and the -08 revision draft)".

It probably makes sense to give *some* kind of definition of "match"
in the cookie spec.  Making reference to RFC 2068 sounds like a good
idea.

Dave Kristol
Received on Tuesday, 23 September 1997 15:04:14 EDT

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