Re: [http-state] consensus call: cookie server conformance

Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se> Sat, 29 January 2011 21:48 UTC

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Subject: Re: [http-state] consensus call: cookie server conformance
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On Sat, 29 Jan 2011, Bjoern Hoehrmann wrote:

> replacing, say, the date parsing algorithm that's been made up on the spot, 
> and not doing what is proposed here, namely describing the proto- col in a 
> manner that is inconsistent with the vast majority of servers.

I read the date parser algorithm as describing a parser with a set of 
capabilities that a date parser for cookies should have. It doesn't say that 
the parser has to work exactly like that.

I consider "my" date parser compliant, but it parses the string in a different 
way than described in the spec.

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  / daniel.haxx.se