Re: [http-state] draft-ietf-httpstate-cookie-05 posted

Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se> Thu, 11 March 2010 21:05 UTC

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On Wed, 10 Mar 2010, Adam Barth wrote:

>          <t>To maximize compatibility with user agents, servers SHOULD use
>          sane-cookie-dates before 2036 due to 32-bit "time_t" rollover.
>          Hopefully the industry will resolve this issue in some way as 2036
>          approaches.</t>

Did you actually mean 2038 or is there any particular reason why there's a 
margin? See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Year_2038_problem

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