Re: [http-state] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC6265 (3765)

Barry Leiba <barryleiba@computer.org> Sat, 26 October 2013 14:07 UTC

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Subject: Re: [http-state] [Technical Errata Reported] RFC6265 (3765)
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> The spec says what it says on purpose. Changing the text as suggested
> would break the cookie system.

Indeed.  In particular, we know that 6265 doesn't always match up with
2616, because it's documenting how cookies are used, and the usage isn't
always strictly correct.

I'll mark this one "rejected" for that reason.

Barry