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[Fwd: RFC 2965 on HTTP State Management Mechanism]

From: Dave Kristol <dmk@bell-labs.com>
Date: Sat, 07 Oct 2000 15:13:21 -0400
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A new Request for Comments is now available in online RFC libraries.


        RFC 2965

        Title:	    HTTP State Management Mechanism
        Author(s):  D. Kristol, L. Montulli
        Status:     Standards Track
	Date:       October 2000
        Mailbox:    dmk@bell-labs.com, lou@montulli.org
        Pages:      26
        Characters: 56176
        Obsoletes:  2109

        I-D Tag:    draft-ietf-http-state-man-mec-12.txt

        URL:        ftp://ftp.isi.edu/in-notes/rfc2965.txt


This document specifies a way to create a stateful session with
Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) requests and responses.  It
describes three new headers, Cookie, Cookie2, and Set-Cookie2, which
carry state information between participating origin servers and user
agents.  The method described here differs from Netscape's Cookie
proposal, but it can interoperate with HTTP/1.0 user agents
that use Netscape's method.  

This document reflects implementation experience with RFC 2109 and
obsoletes it.

This is now a Proposed Standard Protocol.

This document specifies an Internet standards track protocol for
the Internet community, and requests discussion and suggestions
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