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From Doug MacEachern <>
Subject Re: Ahhh! Too many Cookie modules ...
Date Wed, 01 Mar 2000 06:37:47 GMT
On Thu, 17 Feb 2000, DeWitt Clinton wrote:

> On Wed, Feb 16, 2000 at 04:16:04PM -0800, Doug MacEachern wrote:
> > Apache-Cookie-0.1 is bogus, it was uploaded when Apache::Cookie already
> > existed in libapreq.  gosh, I didn't know it trampled CGI::Cookie too.
> > we tried to address this with the author months ago, but he never
> > reponded.  I think Apache-Cookie-0.1 should be deleted from cpan to avoid
> > any more confusion.
> The other day I got pretty fed up, because I realized that using CGI::Cookie
> was implicitly using  It turned out that the newest version of CGI::Cookie 
> doesn't do this anymore, but before I learned this, I wrote a very simple (using some
> of the CGI::Cookie and CGI_Lite code) Cookie reader and writer that has no 
> external dependencies other than the Apache->request.  
> I could easily package this up as a new Apache::Cookie, if people were interested.

Apache-Cookie-0.1 has been removed from cpan, the only Apache::Cookie
module now lives in libapreq-x.xx, which is thin xs ontop of c.  if you
really want to introduce another cookie parsing module, please choose a
name besides Apache::Cookie :)

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