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can't really be LAST CALL, "HTTP State Management Mechanism (Rev1) " to Propo

From: Larry Masinter <masinter@parc.xerox.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Jul 1997 12:39:04 PDT
Message-Id: <33D65DC0.375E@parc.xerox.com>
To: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
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We can't quite LAST CALL a document which has a technical
issue unresolved. The technical issue that's unresolved
is the limitation on accepting cookies while interacting
with the resource identified by the CommentURL annotating
a cookie.

I will state my personal opinion, again, just in case there
is some additional support for it:

I think that the complexity inherent in "CommentURL" makes
it suspect, and that the simplest thing to do is to remove
it. If there is no CommentURL, then you don't need a policy
for accepting cookies while interacting with it.

Too much icing on the cookie, just say no.

Received on Wednesday, 23 July 1997 12:42:17 UTC

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