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From "Julian Reschke (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HTTPCLIENT-1006) BrowserCompatSpec: don't trim " around cookie value
Date Wed, 04 Jan 2017 08:10:58 GMT

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Julian Reschke commented on HTTPCLIENT-1006:
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1) RFCs are known to have bugs or unclear parts.

2) It usually takes years until an RFC is revised.

3) Bugs or unclear parts will not be fixed unless reported.

That being said; do I understand you correctly that even if the WG said "Detlev is right in
how he reads the spec, and we'll clarify it next time", you'd still refuse to consider this?

> BrowserCompatSpec: don't trim " around cookie value
> ---------------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HTTPCLIENT-1006
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HTTPCLIENT-1006
>             Project: HttpComponents HttpClient
>          Issue Type: Bug
>          Components: HttpClient (classic)
>    Affects Versions: 4.0.2
>            Reporter: Marc Guillemot
>
> If the server sends a cookie header like:
> Set-Cookie: first="hello world"
> then HttpClient parses it as cookie with value >hello world<, wrongly removing
the leading and trailing quotes. The incorrect quote removal occurs in BasicHeaderValueParser.



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