[http-state] [Errata Rejected] RFC6265 (4044)

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Subject: [http-state] [Errata Rejected] RFC6265 (4044)
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The following errata report has been rejected for RFC6265,
"HTTP State Management Mechanism".

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You may review the report below and at:
http://www.rfc-editor.org/errata_search.php?rfc=6265&eid=4044

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Status: Rejected
Type: Technical

Reported by: Pierre Lepropre <plepropre@gmail.com>;
Date Reported: 2014-07-06
Rejected by: Barry Leiba (IESG)

Section: 5.3

Original Text
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Otherwise:

   Set the cookie's persistent-flag to false.

   Set the cookie's expiry-time to the latest representable
   date.


Corrected Text
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Otherwise:

   Set the cookie's persistent-flag to false.

   Set the cookie's expiry-time to the latest representable
   date. This is a best-effort approach to ensure that the cookie 
   will effectively expire when "the current session is over" 
   (as defined by the user agent) and not anytime before.

Notes
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The second action item isn't necessarily obvious for an implementer/reader. If I got the intention right, then I believe it might improve the "user-friendly" rating of this document. Otherwise, it might still be beneficial to explicit a bit the reasoning behind that action.
 --VERIFIER NOTES-- 
This report is actually an enhancement request.  The discussion of this report on the http-state mailing list should be reviewed if the document is ever revised.

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RFC6265 (draft-ietf-httpstate-cookie-23)
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Title               : HTTP State Management Mechanism
Publication Date    : April 2011
Author(s)           : A. Barth
Category            : PROPOSED STANDARD
Source              : HTTP State Management Mechanism
Area                : Applications
Stream              : IETF
Verifying Party     : IESG