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Bug#619335: ITP: libhttp-cookies-perl -- HTTP cookie jars

Package: wnpp
Owner: Nicholas Bamber <nicholas@periapt.co.uk>
Severity: wishlist
X-Debbugs-CC: debian-devel@lists.debian.org,debian-perl@lists.debian.org

* Package name    : libhttp-cookies-perl
  Version         : 6.00
  Upstream Author : Gisle Aas <gisle@activestate.com>
* URL             : http://search.cpan.org/dist/HTTP-Cookies/
* License         : Artistic or GPL-1+
  Programming Lang: Perl
  Description     : HTTP cookie jars

This class is for objects that represent a "cookie jar" -- that is, a
database of all the HTTP cookies that a given LWP::UserAgent object knows

Cookies are a general mechanism which server side connections can use to both store and retrieve information on the client side of the connection. For more
information about cookies refer to
<URL:http://curl.haxx.se/rfc/cookie_spec.html> and
<URL:http://www.cookiecentral.com/>. HTTP::Cookies also implements the new
style cookies described in RFC 2965. The two variants of cookies are supposed
to be able to coexist happily.

Instances of the class HTTP::Cookies are able to store a collection of
Set-Cookie2: and Set-Cookie: headers and are able to use this information to
initialize Cookie-headers in HTTP::Request objects. The state of a
HTTP::Cookies object can be saved in and restored from files.

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