[FASTCGI] Cookie processing in Fast CGI

Bil Corry bil at corry.biz
Fri Dec 11 04:19:11 EST 2009


Bil Corry wrote on 12/11/2009 1:08 AM: 
> Cookies were originally created by Netscape, then RFC2109 made it a
> formal specification, and RFC2965 superseded RFC2109 to fix certain
> issues and extend the functionality.  But in practice, the browser
> vendors ignored all of the specifications and did their own thing,
> mostly driven by the behavior of other browsers along with how
> servers actually provided Set-Cookie.

BTW, for the truly curious, a history of cookies is here (49 pages!):

	http://arxiv.org/PS_cache/cs/pdf/0105/0105018v1.pdf


- Bil



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