Re: [http-state] http-state charter

Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se> Wed, 05 August 2009 07:20 UTC

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On Tue, 4 Aug 2009, Pascal Gaudette wrote:

> I am currently in the process of trying to implement cookie support in a 
> simple user-agent as part of Google's Summer of Code and such a suite would 
> be very useful to me... Many members of this list probably have extensive 
> knowledge of user-agent behavior, both where they converge and where they 
> diverge.

Actually, I would say it would probably help us all if you ask questions about 
grey areas or so on this list when you face them. It can be useful to put the 
light on specific areas of the cookie behaviors.

> Deploying such a test suite would allow the gathering of all such knowledge 
> in a single, public place.

While I won't argue that such a test suie will be very useful (not the least 
for interop), but the outcome of this group's effort is supposedly a spec that 
would contain all this info "in a single, public place."

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  / daniel.haxx.se