Re: Set-Cookie Header

Thomson James <> wrote:
  > Hi,
  > Is it normal for a server to reject the following header because of the
  > final ';' ?
  > Set-Cookie: MyName=MyValue; path=/;
  > ...looking in the spec it says the semi-colon acts as a 'separator', does
  > this mean that if it ends the Set-Cookie header it should reject it or is it
  > at the discrepancy of the server?
  > The following works fine:
  > Set-Cookie: MyName=MyValue; path=/

The spec. does not allow the extra ';', but a tolerant client would
accept it.

Dave Kristol

Received on Friday, 8 December 2000 06:53:52 UTC