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Re: Cookies with blank expiry date

From: Dima Barsky <>
Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 16:45:55 +0100

On Wed, 14 Oct 2009, Daniel Stenberg wrote:

> Based on feedback I got on the http-state mailing list from a Firefox
> developer on this topic, we should probably consider making _all_ failures
> to parse the expire date as a reason to switch it to a session cookie and
> not just on blank dates, as that seems to be what Firefox does. (Still to
> be found out how others deal with such cookies)

Sounds like a sensible idea to me. Do you need any help with that? I could
run a few tests to find out how different browsers handle bad dates in
cookies. If we agree to treat these failures as session cookies, the
actual patch would be trivial.

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Received on 2009-10-16