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Re: RFC6265bis status

From: Daniel Veditz <dveditz@mozilla.com>
Date: Wed, 5 Oct 2016 15:36:15 -0700
Message-ID: <CADYDTCBjVV5Sta8hn_XVec+6F0Gm3R46+Rp15MVjs3KWXB0PzQ@mail.gmail.com>
To: Jim Manico <jim@manicode.com>
Cc: Matthew Kerwin <matthew@kerwin.net.au>, Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se>, HTTP working group mailing list <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Wed, Oct 5, 2016 at 3:12 PM, Jim Manico <jim@manicode.com> wrote:

> I think this is bad behavior. If multiple cookies from the same domain
> have the same name yet different values, I think all values should all be
> returned. This suggested behavior is also how get parameters work in order
> to support multi-select lists.

‚ÄčA browser considers name-domain-path a unique cookie. if a server sends
two cookies with the same name-domain-path then it's really setting and
then updating the same cookie from the browser's POV. The browser cannot
return both values because it has forgotten the first.
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