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From Ask Bjoern Hansen <...@valueclick.com>
Subject Re: [new module] Apache::ParseRequest updates
Date Wed, 15 Mar 2000 21:52:37 GMT
On Wed, 15 Mar 2000, Matt Sergeant wrote:

> >  while it is illegal to have multiple cookies of the same name, several versions
> > of netscape return multiples... :( CGI.pm grabs the first it finds, assuming, 
> > i believe correctly, that it is also the most recent. 
> 
> I may be wrong, but is it possible that a browser can return multiple
> cookies if they have different paths? e.g.:
> 
> request is for /foobar/goober.html
> returns cookie "sessionid", path /
> also returns cookie "sessionid", path /foobar

The browser doesn't return the path information, so that wouldn't be very
useful.
 
> I would have thought the spec required the latter to override the former,
> but it's been a long time since I read it.

There is buggy software all over the place. Duh.


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