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

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Wed, 03 February 2010 08:10 UTC

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Subject: Re: [http-state] non-ASCII cookie values (was Re: Closing Ticket 3: Public Suffixes)
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Adam Barth wrote:
> ...
> Those cases being charset0001, charset0002, and charset0003.  One
> possible explanation is that Safari rejects cookies that have
> non-ASCII characters in their values.
> ...

...which I think is not really a bug, according to the specs.

Unless that affects Safari's interoperability, I'd strongly recommend to 
consider making this the recommended behavior.

Best regards, Julian