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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: Apache Y2K bug in mod_usertrack.c
Date Tue, 30 Jun 1998 17:22:22 GMT
Dean Gaudet wrote:
> The original message below is wrong. 
> Set-Cookie is a netscape extension to the protocol.  Netscape's document
> describing it allows for only two digits for the year.  Maybe new versions
> of navigator accept four digit dates... old versions definately didn't.

Sometime between v3 and v4, NS "changed" the spec (and their docs) from
a 2 digit year to a 4 digit one. v4 of Communicator accepts
both but older ones just accept 2 digit ones... :/

I _think_, however, that even so, it correctly interprets 02 as 2002
(for example). 
   Jim Jagielski   |||   |||
            "That's no ordinary rabbit... that's the most foul,
            cruel and bad-tempered rodent you ever laid eyes on"

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