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

Julian Reschke <julian.reschke@gmx.de> Mon, 15 March 2010 16:31 UTC

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Cc: Daniel Stenberg <daniel@haxx.se>, http-state <http-state@ietf.org>
Subject: Re: [http-state] draft-ietf-httpstate-cookie-05 posted
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On 15.03.2010 17:23, Adam Barth wrote:
>> We're only supposed to require user agents to do things that are
>> already widely implemented.  I'll happily add this requirement if user
>> agents widely implement it, but that's not the case currently.
>> There's a bunch of stuff in RFC 2109 that's been "reserved" and
>> "should be reserved" but the reality today is that it isn't reserved.
>
> Another perspective is that there's no big rush to add this
> requirement.  It's probably not going to make user agents change their
> behavior appreciably faster.  We might as well wait on moving the
> mountain to phase 2.
> ...

Don't require user agents to do anything specific. Just state that is 
has been reserved, continues to be reserved, and that servers must not 
use it.

Best regards, Julian