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Discouraging the use of HTTP::Cookies

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Tom Hukins
April 17, 2016 13:32
Discouraging the use of HTTP::Cookies
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In November 2015 I gave a talk at about managing HTTP cookies
in Perl.  As a consequence, I sent a documentation patch to the
HTTP::Cookies module to discourage its use:

My patch includes a test script demonstrating the module's limitations:

Last week at's Perl Hack Day I published a Perl::Critic
policy to detect code that uses HTTP::Cookies:

I want to share this because it looks like my HTTP::Cookies patch won't
get reviewed or released any time soon.  I'd like to encourage readers
to consider using HTTP::CookieJar or HTTP::CookieJar::LWP instead.


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