[http-state] I-D Action:draft-ietf-httpstate-cookie-02.txt

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A New Internet-Draft is available from the on-line Internet-Drafts directories.
This draft is a work item of the HTTP State Management Mechanism Working Group of the IETF.

	Title           : HTTP State Management Mechanism
	Author(s)       : A. Barth
	Filename        : draft-ietf-httpstate-cookie-02.txt
	Pages           : 28
	Date            : 2010-01-21

This document defines the HTTP Cookie and Set-Cookie headers.  These
headers can be used by HTTP servers to store state on HTTP user
agents, letting the servers maintain a stateful session over the
mostly stateless HTTP protocol.  The cookie protocol has many
historical infelicities and should be avoided for new applications of

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