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Re: Cookie crumbling in -09

From: Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2013 09:42:26 +0100 (CET)
To: Willy Tarreau <w@1wt.eu>
cc: Martin Thomson <martin.thomson@gmail.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <alpine.DEB.2.00.1311180934420.14672@tvnag.unkk.fr>
On Mon, 18 Nov 2013, Willy Tarreau wrote:

> Indeed, I'm noticing this change in this version. Both 2109 and 2965 used to 
> define it this way using ';' or ',' as delimiters :

...

> I have no idea why Adam proposed this change in a way incompatible with what 
> was done for 15 years.

2109 and 2965 were never used to any particular extent and thus don't tell how 
cookies were used.

RFC 6265 was made by figuring out and documenting how cookies actually were 
used by the existing cookie implementations used on the internet to the best 
of the abilities of us who participated, not only Adam...

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  / daniel.haxx.se
Received on Monday, 18 November 2013 08:43:18 UTC

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