[issue2193] Cookie Colon Name Bug
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Wed Feb 27 20:20:23 CET 2008
Jerry Seutter added the comment:
Heh, I think I should not have gotten involved in this bug. :) I have a
In response to 2.: David M. Kristol in that article is referring to the
original Netscape cookie implementation which is somewhat different from
what is set out in the RFC's. Now I understand where the difference is.
In response to 6: Yes, I was referring to the NAME part of NAME=VALUE...
So it looks to me like the Python code implements the specification as
set out in the RFC. I agree with you that there are multiple
implementations (Java and Perl) in wide use that allow behavior not set
out in the RFC. The question is, do we want to stick the bahavior in
the RFC, or accomodate existing implementations? My opinion: I agree
Can some Python regulars comment on Python's policy in situations like this?
I can throw together a patch if this change would likely be accepted.
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