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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 12:21:58 GMT

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Julian Reschke commented on HTTPCLIENT-1006:
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Oleg: the intention of the latest cookie spec is to document how cookies work in practice,
not how they should have worked in the first place. The mess was caused way earlier.

Detlev: I encourage you to send a summary to the HTTP WG mailing list and ask for feedback.


> 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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