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Re: Cookies

From: Amit Shirodkar <amit@Elock.Com>
Date: Tue, 20 Jul 1999 09:21:57 -0500
Message-ID: <003201bed2bb$39d17c20$512068c0@fire081.Frontiertech.com>
To: "libwww" <www-lib@w3.org>
Can someone turn Diana off ? She seems to be a runaway mailer / bomber ...

-----Original Message-----
From: Diana Komarov <Diana.Komarov@clr.com>
To: libwww <www-lib@w3.org>
Date: Tuesday, July 20, 1999 9:19 AM
Subject: Cookies


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>I made a few small changes to the cookie support
>(mainly one change and a couple of utily function added).
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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 Tuesday, 20 July 1999 10:21:00 UTC

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