Re: [http-state] Ticket 6: host-only cookies

Bil Corry <bil@corry.biz> Tue, 02 February 2010 14:46 UTC

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Subject: Re: [http-state] Ticket 6: host-only cookies
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Adam Barth wrote on 2/1/2010 11:00 PM: 
> I've added the following text to the server section, as recommend by
> Dan Winship:
> 
>               <t>WARNING: Some legacy user agents treat an absent Domain
>               attribute as if the Domain attribute were present and contained
>               the current host name. For example, if example.com returns a
>               Set-Cookie header without a Domain attribute, these user agents
>               will send the cookie to www.example.com.</t>


Is it "example.com" that assumes "www.example.com"?  Or "www.example.com" assumes "www.example.com"?  Or both?


- Bil