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From Ortwin Gl├╝ck <ortwin.glu...@nose.ch>
Subject Re: cookies of the future and SimpleDateFormat
Date Thu, 23 Dec 2004 10:00:21 GMT


Oleg Kalnichevski wrote:
> Colin,
> 
> Abbreviated dates are inherently ambiguous. I doubt it is safe to assume
> that all abbreviated dates necessarily refer to the future. 

While for generic date interpretation this may hold true, in this 
special case i disagree. It just doesn't make any sense to have a cookie 
expiration date set to the past. If you do not want to permanently store 
a cookie, you just don't set any expiration date at all.

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