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Re: Cookies

From: Diana Komarov <Diana.Komarov@clr.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Jul 1999 21:30:24 -0500
To: "Diana Komarov" <Diana.Komarov@clr.com>
cc: libwww <www-lib@w3.org>
Message-ID: <862567B4.000E4985.00@clrmta.clr.com>





uuh.. what the hell!@#!@

On Mon, 19 Jul 1999, Diana Komarov wrote:

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> I made a few small changes to the cookie support
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> First of all, I added a new CookieMode: HT_COOKIE_SAME_DOMAIN. It works
> like HT_COOKIE_SAME_HOST but only checks for the terminal part of the
> hostname (possibly the domain name).
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> This allows to accept/send cookies to all the hosts in the same domain,
> since many sites now split their content on multiple hosts.
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> Also I added a couple of new string utilities: tailcomp and tailcasecomp.
> They act like strcmp and strcasecmp but check the first strings against
> the end of the second string. This allows "domain comparison" as described
> in the cookie specs.
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> The code is still missing all the checks for a proper domain (2 or 3 dots
> depending on the top level), but it's ok for controlled use.
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> If you think this code can be useful I can check it in.
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> -- Raffaele
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Received on Monday, 19 July 1999 22:29:54 UTC

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