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RE: disposition of draft-ietf-http-* internet drafts

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Mar 1999 15:20:34 PST
To: "Jaye, Dan" <DJaye@Engage.com>
Cc: "'HTTP Working Group'" <http-wg@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Message-Id: <000201be7195$ec8a3960$d55c20d1@copper.parc.xerox.com>
(Trying to limit the cc's)

> We have received positive interest from current user agent and server
> implementers for draft-ietf-http-trust-state-mgt-02.txt.  However, given
> current widespread acceptance of current cookie implementations and
> default handling, there is no impetus for implementation.   My
> understanding and opinion is, however, that the implementers of the most
> ubiquitous user agents will not fully implement state-man-mec-10.txt and
> all of its recommendations and defaults without some solution like
> trust-state-mgt.

Conditions under which someone might use state-man-mec sound like
things that might belong in an applicability statement for it.

I suggest you consider pursuing draft-ietf-http-trust-state-mgt-02.txt
as an individual contribution "Experimental" RFC. If the IESG chooses,
it could reference it in the applicability statement.

Larry
Received on Thursday, 18 March 1999 23:20:58 EST

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