Re: [http-state] non-ASCII cookie values (was Re: Closing Ticket 3: Public Suffixes)

Adam Barth <ietf@adambarth.com> Wed, 03 February 2010 08:06 UTC

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Subject: Re: [http-state] non-ASCII cookie values (was Re: Closing Ticket 3: Public Suffixes)
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2010/2/3 Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de>de>:
> Understood (when I was saying "not specified" I was thinking of historic
> Cookie specs).

Honestly, the historical cookie specs are so far from the truth that
it's easier to act as they don't exist.

>> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 11:38 PM, Maciej Stachowiak <mjs@apple.com> wrote:
>>> I am curious if the Cookie name, and not just the value, can contain non-ASCII in existing implementations.
>>
>> Yes, it can.  charset0002 tests a non-ASCII name and value.
>> charset0003 tests a non-ASCII name, value, and custom attribute, all
>> of which acts naturally in IE/Firefox/Chrome/Opera:
[...]
> So what does happen with Safari?

I knew someone would ask.  :)

It looks like Safari does not return a Cookie header in those cases.

Adam