Cookies: HTTP State Management Mechanism
draft-ietf-httpbis-rfc6265bis-02

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (httpbis WG)
Last updated 2018-06-04 (latest revision 2017-08-07)
Replaces draft-ietf-httpbis-cookie-prefixes, draft-ietf-httpbis-cookie-alone, draft-ietf-httpbis-cookie-same-site, draft-thomson-http-omnomnom
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Abstract

This document defines the HTTP Cookie and Set-Cookie header fields. These header fields can be used by HTTP servers to store state (called cookies) at HTTP user agents, letting the servers maintain a stateful session over the mostly stateless HTTP protocol. Although cookies have many historical infelicities that degrade their security and privacy, the Cookie and Set-Cookie header fields are widely used on the Internet. This document obsoletes RFC 6265.

Authors

Adam Barth (unknown-email-Adam-Barth)
Mike West (mkwst@google.com)

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