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Re: http headers for CP policy in perl script

From: Joel Bowers <jb@jbmckee.com>
Date: Tue, 19 Mar 2002 14:30:11 -0700
Message-ID: <002901c1cf8d$408ceb40$b3c4fe0c@c1787982a>
To: <www-p3p-policy@w3.org>
It actually turns out to be ridiculously simple.

Put the following before any other print statements:

print "policyref=\"http://www.thedomain.com/w3c/p3p.xml\", P3P: CP=\"NOI DSP COR CURa ADMa DEVa TAIa OUR IND UNI COM NAV INT\"\n\n";

And that is it!

This should be pointed out on the W3 site.  As it is, it just says you need to modify the server to insert the P3P code into the header whereas all you need to do is add it into the script that is reading the cookie.  Since a third party cookie is always going to be read by a script, putting the CP policy in the script will probably always solve your problem without having to do anything to the server related to HTTP headers.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Brian" <brian@bmac.net>
To: <www-p3p-policy@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2002 11:52 AM
Subject: http headers for CP policy in perl script

> Hello,
> I have a perl script that sets a cookie.  IE 6 is rejecting that cookie due
> to it being a third party cookie.  How do I add the http headers to this
> script so IE 6 will see the Compact Policy?
> Here is what I tried
> $h->header('P3P' =>
> 'P3P:policyref="http://www.thedomain.com/w3c/p3p.xml",CP="NOI DSP COR CURa
> but this gives a 500 internal server error and the message Premature end of
> script headers.
> Any ideas on how to apply httpd headers to a perl script?
> Brian
Received on Tuesday, 19 March 2002 16:28:34 UTC

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