[whatwg] HttpOnly cookie for WebSocket?

Wenbo Zhu wenboz at google.com
Thu Jan 28 03:05:46 PST 2010

On Thu, Jan 28, 2010 at 12:12 AM, Fumitoshi Ukai (鵜飼文敏)
<ukai at chromium.org>wrote:

> May/Should WebSocket use HttpOnly cookie while Handshaking?

WebSocket is a "stateful" protocol, and its cookie support is only
applicable in interacting with the HTTP context  .. and therefore the spec
should simply refer to what's specified for HTTP for clarification ...

- Wenbo

I think it would be useful to use HttpOnly cookie on WebSocket so that we
> could authenticate the WebSocket connection by the auth token cookie which
> might be HttpOnly for security reason.
> http://www.ietf.org/id/draft-ietf-httpstate-cookie-02.txt
> --
> ukai
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