[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: problem with url-cookie.el

From: Edward O'Connor
Subject: Re: problem with url-cookie.el
Date: Wed, 06 Jul 2005 13:05:06 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.110004 (No Gnus v0.4) Emacs/22.0.50 (darwin)

>> This seems to be because the function url-cookie-host-can-set-p does
>> not allow for the possibility that a fully-qualified hostname may
>> only have one dot in it.
> That seems to be an intentional feature. Does anyone have an idea what
> its motive might be?

This is due to the way cookies are defined. Quoting from RFC 2965:

    "A is a HDN string and has the form NB, where N is a non-empty name
    string, B has the form .B', and B' is a HDN string. (So, x.y.com
    domain-matches .Y.com but not Y.com.)"


Edward O'Connor

Ense petit placidam sub libertate quietem.

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]