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Re: status of rfc6265bis?

From: Adam Barth <w3c@adambarth.com>
Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2017 11:05:15 -0800
Message-ID: <CADBiRd2+W2pu5EMQQYyJYDd-nyMB5Z9ZegYEZubu+pWw15WdWA@mail.gmail.com>
To: Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
Cc: Daniel Veditz <dveditz@mozilla.com>, HTTP Working Group <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
On Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at 8:50 AM, Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>
wrote:

> On 2017-02-13 17:23, Daniel Veditz wrote:
>
>> Currently all the major browser engines agree and return the quotes as
>> part of the cookie, which seems to be what the spec says (DQUOTEs are
>> part of the cookie value). Most servers seem to work fine with this
>> behavior and no one knows what will break if browsers start handling
>> this differently.
>>
>
> That's how I read the spec as well; however, I failed to convince the main
> Apache HttpClient committer. Maybe there's something we can do to make it
> clearer.
>

That was also my intent when writing that passage.  See:

https://github.com/abarth/http-state/blob/master/tests/data/parser/value0002-test
https://github.com/abarth/http-state/blob/master/tests/data/parser/value0002-expected

Adam
Received on Monday, 13 February 2017 19:06:08 UTC

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