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From "Roy T. Fielding" <field...@avron.ICS.UCI.EDU>
Subject Re: cookies 'n' cream^H^H^H^Hcaches
Date Fri, 19 Apr 1996 02:14:39 GMT
> Anyone know how caches deal with cookies?

They don't until HTTP/1.1.

> If a cookie gets set for individual X who uses a proxy cache,
> then will the proxy give the same cookie to user Y who subsequently
> requests the cached URL?

Yes, unless Authorization was used as well or caching has been disableb
by some other means (expire now, no last-mod, etc.).  You should try to
disable caching in HTTP/1.0 if using cookies.

BTW, cookies suck.

.......Roy

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