[whatwg] HTML Cookie API

Anne van Kesteren annevk at opera.com
Wed Feb 24 00:12:27 PST 2010

On Wed, 24 Feb 2010 05:56:31 +0100, Adam Barth <w3c at adambarth.com> wrote:
> The document.cookie API is kind of terrible.  Web developers shouldn't
> have to parse a cookie-string or prepare a properly formated
> set-cookie-string.  Here's a proposal for an HTML cookie API that
> isn't as terrible:
> https://docs.google.com/Doc?docid=0AZpchfQ5mBrEZGQ0cDh3YzRfMTRmdHFma21kMg&hl=en
> I'd like to propose we include this API in a future version of HTML.
> As always, feedback welcome.

On http-state you argue that we should replace the cookie protocol with  
something else. Why would we want a better API for cookies then?

Anne van Kesteren

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