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Re: Proposal: Cookie Priorities

From: Matthew Kerwin <matthew@kerwin.net.au>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2016 10:52:56 +1000
Message-ID: <CACweHNCFzsrc1HacyFdj6Oigm1pxJaeqFjXWaZC9jz-oYboymQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org, Mike West <mkwst@google.com>
On 04/03/2016 10:09 AM, "Mark Nottingham" <mnot@mnot.net> wrote:
>
> Thanks, Mike.
>
> As I understand it, this is already implemented in one browser, which is
good in that we're looking for implementation.
>
> What do folks -- both other browser implementers and site folks -- think
about this?
>

It's a practical issue with a simple (demonstrated) improvement. And hints
like this usually fall under "handy at best, harmless at worst" so I see no
harm in and of itself.

That said, maybe I've been listening to PHK for too long, but I wonder if
all these cookie patches aren't just putting band-aids over a fundamentally
flawed system. How many (and how big) cookies do you need to receive before
this priority comes to the fore?
Received on Friday, 4 March 2016 00:53:32 UTC

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